The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook five

caption: marriage customs
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Chingphoi
date: 4.5.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 25.8.1936-5.5.1937
refnum: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: Marriage customs:
text: At the time of the wedding the bridegroom gives one big pig and one basket of madhu, as well as some layas to the girl's parents. The girl then enters her husband's house and stays there. (She doesn't stay in her parents' house like at Wakching).