The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary five

caption: field ownership
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
text: This year the Ang of Longkhai has seven fields. (45) Three are worked by people of his own household and the other four by the village community. Red rice and taro is grown on the steep slopes. On the more level ones there is white rice. I was also shown a field which the Longkhai people plant for the Ang of Mon. This work is part of the tribute paid to Mon.