The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary five

caption: disgusting rice beer
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Tanhai
date: 10.4.1937
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: (35) In Tanhai we sat down in the Ang's house for a short while and were served some of the truly disgusting warm madhu, the only Naga drink which I simply cannot take. Again and again I have to resort to tricks to get rid of it unnoticed.