The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary five

caption: house list of Thepong morung
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 21.5.1937
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: In between the usual well-built and spacious houses there also are some pathetic huts, only a few steps deep, where poor and somehow misfortunate people live, for example numbers 48, 57 and 58. I took so much time with this census that it was about three o'clock before I had a bite to eat.