The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook five

caption: disposal of body of dead engaged girl
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wanching
date: 11.9.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 25.8.1936-5.5.1937
refnum: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: If an engaged girl dies (even if the price has already been paid) while she still lives in her parents' house, her body and skull are disposed at the place of her father's clan.