The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary five

caption: photographing girls working in fields , organization of weeding
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 24.5.1937
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 the meantime the rain has stopped and I walk down to the girls who now are working without their rain hats although one could imagine that these could also be a pleasant (181) protection against the sun. I take some photographs which now finds no resistance among the girls