The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary four

caption: rebuilding the house of Thepong morung Ang
caption: roofing
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 24.3.1937
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: By about twelve o'clock the ridge beam is tied up and now immediately the building of the roof frame is continued. Bamboo or strong poles are placed onto the house wall and on the ridge beam so that they form a gable and these poles are connected with horizontal bamboos in the interior