The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook three

caption: shame between relatives
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 8.8.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 8.1936-6.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: The-phong and Aukheang have "shame", Bala and Balang have "shame", Ang-ban has no "shame" towards any of the other morung. A man has shame towards his mother's sisters, but not towards their daughters, he has shame (26) towards his sisters, but not towards the wives of his brother.