The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary four

caption: theft
medium: diaries
person: Chinyang
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 23.3.1937
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
seealso: notebook 9, p.183
text: Chinyang complained that recently two of his chickens had been stolen. This led to a conversation which revealed that theft by someone from ones own morung is judged differently than if the thief belongs to another morung. (Compare notebook 9 p. 183).