The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook four

caption: notes from Mr Lambert's survey tour diary of 1935
caption: heads in morung
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Chen
date: 1935
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 14.8.1936-5.1937
refnum: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
note: [konyak] means text omitted
text: (79) Chen.
text: There cannot have been more than 40 heads in any one morung and in some there were none at all. There were a number of wooden skulls hanging up with the real ones and one also hanging up on the bamboo in front of the morung.