The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook one

caption: Thevo, or village priest, of the Eastern Angamis
caption: house site
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Angami> Eastern
location: Cheswezumi (Chezwezumi)
date: 5.6.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 6.1936-6.1937
note: [konyak] means text omitted
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: House-site: If there is a male descendant of the Thevo's clan living on the Thevo's site he can't be turned out at the Thevo's death, even if the office goes to an uncle or cousin living in another house. A widow or a daughter would be turned out and the new Thevo would move into the house.