The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook five

caption: head trees
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wanching
date: 25.8.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 25.8.1936-5.5.1937
refnum: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: In front of the Ang's house is a tree on which in the old times the heads were put. Under these trees are a few stones. When Wanching defeated (12) Totok, Totok set up this stone in Wanching, as a sign of "submission" and thus became Wanching's sons. Another stone is from Chinlong.