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: morungs in Mon
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Mon
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: (96) Mon.
text: Informant: Yan-man, small Ang of Mon, cousin of the Great Ang.
text: Four morungs:
1. Long-doak-ba (small)
2. Thing-sha-ba
3. Thing-wun-ba (Ang's morung)
4. Lang-ea-ba
text: All morungs intermarry. They are not exogamous. When an Ang man dies the Ben girls strew leaves and when a Ben man dies the Ang girls do.