The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary five

caption: the difficulties of physical anthropology
medium: diaries
person: Kauffmann
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 28.4.1937
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: (102) Wakching 28/4/1937
text: This morning I was busy with my collection and then I worked on language with the gaonburas using Wolfenden's questionnaire. In the afternoon we went to the village, Kauffmann to measure and I to make a house list of the Balang. As usual it was difficult to find people to be measured and when we saw a man standing around in the distance we called him over and Kauffmann started the measurements