The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary five

caption: model of gable figures
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 19.5.1937
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: (161) Wakching 19/5/1937
text: The setting up of the dictionary is taking much time. This afternoon I worked with the chowkidar and got along well. Medzou and Metlou came later and brought a big model of the gable figures of the Balang in several pieces. It is quite well carved.