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: surgical technique
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Longting
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: Surgical technique
text: There was a man who had fallen on his dao and had a cut about 6 inches long on his buttock. This had been stitched by sticking in bamboo thorns and joining them up with goat's hair.