The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook three

caption: Shiong morungs and their rules
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
date: 11.8.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 8.1936-6.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (46) Shiong:
text: Two morungs:
text: Wanghemba (of the Ang)
1. Wanghelim (the Ang's clan)
2. Doalim (Ahon's clan)
3. Niem-long-lim
text: Longokoa (Ahon's morung)
1. Doalim
2. Wang-nan-lim
3. Long-pho-lim
4. Niem-lim
5. Wang-he-lim
text: These are the real clans but there are many branches of them. (47) The morungs are not exogamous, only the clans are. Wang-he-lim and Niemlong-lim do not intermarry. Wang-he-lim and Doalim intermarry. Niemlong-lim and Doalim intermarry. Wang-nan-lim and Lonpholim (sic) do not intermarry. Wang-nan-lim and Niemling do not intermarry. Longpholim and Niemlim do not intermarry.
text: All other clans intermarry. All clans come from Chui.