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: tea drinking
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: Chen. Tea drinking up to a few years ago was forbidden in Chen under punishment of a heavy fine. It has been finding its way in now ..but it still used more as a medicine than as a drink. It is used both externally and internally. Opium in Chen is unknown.