The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook three

caption: marriage between Ang's children
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: (101)
text: (102) If the daughter of an Ang wants to marry the son of another Ang she cuts in the jungle a bamboo and sends it to him, and if he does not accept her proposal the two villages fight for one whole day, and take even heads. An Ang's daughter can't marry a Ben man.