The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook five

caption: incest
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: Informant Ang:
text: Incest within the clan is punished by exile and was punished by death (pushing into the water). Marriage within the morung is permitted, but husband and wife have two beds in that case.