The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook two

caption: old men who help sick people
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: There are six old men in the village who go to sick people and make gennas by killing a chicken and putting up the head on a stick at path. At mithan sacrifices these six men come to the sacrificers house and eat and drink (26) first, then the others eat.