The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook two

caption: genna before rice sowing
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: (80) Before they sow the rice a genna for Ga-shi is made in the fields, mostly near a spring, - apparently only men on whose grounds there is a spring make this genna. They say: "Be kind to us, don't send us illness".