The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook three

caption: visits and dancing between villages
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 10.8.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 8.1936-6.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (27) Wakching 10/8/1936
text: In Taili the Bala morung goes to Wanching to dance. Yangnyu goes also to Wanching.
text: Yungnya comes to Wakching to visit the Bala morung then the Bala morung visits Yungnya and dances with the Sham-chi and Pham-dzing morungs ie. with their women, - the hosts don't dance. They dance one night.
text: From Wanching the Ang-ban, Bala and Balang come to Wakching and dance only with the Bala morung girls. (28) The Ang-ban morung visits Leang-ha and vice versa. Balang morung visits Kongan and vice-versa, all the Kongan morungs come, one day two, another day the other two.
text: The-phong visits Chintong and Chinlong, of the former all morungs of the Chinlong, the Ban-ha morungs. Aukheang visits Pungkhung, Tanhai and Shiong, - from Shiong only Long-wok, - from Tanhai Than-di comes, - from Phungkhung Yong-dzoi comes. Aukheang also visits Chui and Chinlong, - from Chui comes Long-wok, - from Chinlong Wu-dzong.