The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary four

caption: Ahom Rajah who lived with Nagas
medium: diaries
person: Shopong
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 26.3.1937
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: (240) Shopong also can tell about the Ahom Rajah who lived in Tanhai with many servants and was married to the Ang daughter, Watlong. He ordered to dig a large water tank in which he and Watlong used to bathe. At the time Tanhai had nine morungs and was at war with all big villages.