The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook two

caption: crops and agricultural methods
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Sangtam
location: Laruri (Kerami)
date: 29.6.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 23.6.1936-6.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: They had no irrigated terraces, now a few people are starting them. They cut down the jungle, when it is dry they burn it, then they dig up the ground and put in each hole about 9 or 10 rice grains. They grow besides rice : millet, job's tears (gangar dhan), taro, chillies, naga dhal, judrem corn, pumpkins, melons.