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: customs and ornaments
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Namsang
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: Soha (Dangar Khuragaon)
text: We passed through Kennu, Dongron and Haru Khuragaon, (all sons of Namsang).
text: The ear ornaments made of conch shell with the fretted buffalo horn circles on the outer side are here in enormous numbers.
text: Contrary to custom south of the Dilli, the Longchangs (the people of Namsang Confederacy) cremate their dead. Should any man die with any form of eruption on the skin is however buried.