The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook two

caption: customs of various villages, and their origins
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 9.7.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 23.6.1936-6.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: Pen-i, the schoolmaster from Tamlu, - Tangsa-bang morung (bang= morung).
text: (53) Oting keeps Han-nyu and Mon customs, - Ching-ai is the Oting dobashi. Mon and Chi customs are nearly the same.
text: Chingpoi keeps Chi customs.
text: Hong-poi came from the plains.
text: Wangla belongs to Han-nyu.
text: Tan-hai and Pong-kung keep the same customs, - and they have got their Angs from Chin-long and keep Chinlong customs with modifications.
text: Long-kai have got an Ang from Mon, - but they themselves come from Ninyu. [] came from Long-tin -they used to get their Angs from there but the line (54) died out - and they got recently an Ang from Wangla.
text: Yungyia has two sets of customs; - three morungs of Yungyia wear flaps as a mark of friendship for Chi and the other two morungs don't wear anything.