The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary five

caption: altars in the field huts
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Longkhai
date: 11.4.1937
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
seealso: (See Notebook 12 p. 94).
text: I see small 'altars' at all field huts. (44) Some short bamboos are stuck into the ground and two slightly taller ones are split at the top and have been plaited into baskets. SKETCH