The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary four

caption: small earthquake
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Namsang
date: 20.3.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.2.1937-31.3.1937
note: translated from german by Dr Ruth Barnes
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: While I was still sitting in my tent after ten at night I suddenly felt my chair shaking and soon I realised that we were experiencing an earthquake. It lasted barely half a minute but the dogs began to bark and howl in the village. A bit earlier we had had heavy rain.