The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary four

caption: marriage between morungs
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 25.3.1937
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: It now turns out that it is not true that most of the Aukheang men marry Balang girls but they rather take girls of the Angban. This is explained by the fact that there are only a few girls in the Balang while there were quite a few recently in the Angban.