The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook two

caption: the old road to the plains
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
date: 9.7.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 23.6.1936-6.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: There is a road along the right bank down from the Govt. bridge to the plains. They call it the "old men's path", by this they went to the plains. ("puam lam"). On the land that Wakching call "Lan-ang" there was a village. Then they made a village "Tu-tu", then they went to build Chintang; - they don't know how many generations ago. Originally they came from the Abor Range.