The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook four

caption: dancing between villages
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Shiong
date: 20.12.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 14.8.1936-5.1937
refnum: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
note: [konyak] means text omitted
text: (119) On the 18th December the girls and women of the Longokoa morung went to Tanhai where they danced with the men of the Ang's morung. Yesterday (the 19th) they came back. After some time they will meet the Tanhai men on the path between the two villages just at the boundary and dance the whole.
text: The Longakoa morung dances also with the Aukheang.
text: After two days the girls of the Ang morung of Leangha will visit the men of the Loangkoa (sic) and dance with them. (120) later on the latter go to Leangha. The Leangha men don't come to Shiong.