The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook two

caption: headhunting and tattoos
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 2.8.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 23.6.1936-6.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: The men of Shiong, Chui and Totok now tattoo their faces even if they have not got a head, - they just spear a tree in the jungle.