The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook two

caption: placing of skulls
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 5.8.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 23.6.1936-6.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: Shuidzing, who died after her husband's death in her father's house was buried (ie. exposed) by her father's clan and her skull was put to his skull place, not to that of her husband. Had she died in his house it would have been put to the skull-place of his clan.
text: If Manie dies he is disposed of in any case by the Ang-ban men.