The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook two

caption: the blacksmith, his tools and job
medium: notes
person: Yan-mong/ of Wakching
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 3.8.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 23.6.1936-6.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (172) Wakching - blacksmith
text: Yan-mong of Sha-yang-bu of Au-kheang morung. His clan was the first in the village and built it.
text: He makes daos, spears etc and sells them to other villages, as Chui, Totok.
text: He is the most experienced blacksmith in the village. Not only his clan work as blacksmiths
text: (173) SKETCH P.173
1. bellows
2. oven
3. anvil
4. trough
5. whetstone
6. hearth
7. iron
text: (176) SKETCH P.176