The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook three

caption: morungs of Nian
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Nian
date: 20.8.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 8.1936-6.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (127) Nian
text: There are three morungs:
1. Ching-la
2. Pham-dzong
3. Lang-dzong
text: They all intermarry.
text: Nian and Chingphoi intermarry. The Ang-ban men marry only Ching-la women and vice versa. Also Wakha intermarries only with Ching-la.
text: Chingphoi and Chinlong intermarry:
text: Lo-ou = Angban
text: Phamdzong = Wakha
text: The others don't intermarry.
text: Chinglong and Nian don't intermarry.
text: Chingphoi and Chingtang don't intermarry.