The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook three

caption: origins of rice
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 16.8.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 8.1936-6.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (98v) 21/5/1937 Rice is said to come from the skins of snakes, from the hoofs of pigs (which damage it with their feet), from the wings of small birds which eat it etc.