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: feasts after marriage
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: Two feasts are performed by the Ang after marriage:
text: 1st feast Wincho (white and thin) easy
text: 2nd feast Winjak (black and thick) hard
text: After each feast five of these boards are erected in the hall of the house. The figures are said to be tigers but they look more like the conventional frog.