The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary five

caption: making brass ornaments
medium: diaries
person: Wangpo
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 3.4.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 1.4.1937-26.6.1937
note: translated from german by Dr Ruth Barnes
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: Today I asked him to make one of the two rings in front of me as I wanted to see and photograph the process. He was quite agreeable and started the preparations around 11 o'clock. His wife was helping him. She was kneeding the clay for the mould and was adding water to it,