The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook two

caption: chiefs
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: The word for chief is Atimi, (great man), the villagers obey him, but don't give him rice or game.
text: Only the clansmen of the chief help him with the work in his fields, - some men from the tribal area stay with the chief and cultivate with him.