The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary five

caption: building field huts
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 6.4.1937
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: Now long bamboo poles are tied horizontally to the side post from the outside, then central posts with little forks at the upper end are driven into the ground at either end of the house and a long bamboo pole is set into the forks as a ridge beam