The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook two

caption: the Kemovo
medium: notes
person: VisaTepferizu/ of Khonoma
ethnicgroup: Angami
location: Khonoma
date: 1.7.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 23.6.1936-6.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (33) 1/7/1936
text: Informant: Visa.
text: Khonoma:
text: Today one Kemovo
text: Thevoma khel
text: Heka first Kemovo
text: When a Kemovo his successor will live in his house. If the Kemovo dies there is no difference in his funeral from ordinary. (34) Today Tepferizu is Kemovo and lives in the Kemovo's house. No meat of a tiger's kill may be taken to his house. He has nothing to do with gennas at all. It is not genna to steal from his house. The house site is inherited in the ordinary rule of successor.