The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook two

caption: the widow
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 26.7.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 23.6.1936-6.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (66) The widow stays in the house if she has got a son, - if she has no children or only daughters she goes to her parents house.
text: She first must put her husband's skull into the stone cist, - then she may marry another man.