The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook five

caption: history of Angs of Wanching; incest
medium: notes
person: Ya-tu/ of Wanching
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wanching
date: 5.5.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 25.8.1936-5.5.1937
refnum: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (72) Wanching 5/5/1937
text: Ya-tu - present Ang of Wanching.
text: Nai-wang - the deposed Ang, his father was the elder brother of Yatu's father. Nai-wang had committed incest with his own sister (of the same parents), Non-lung. Non-lung had been divorced by he husband and lived in her brother's house. When the incest became known, the Ang was deposed and went to live in the Totang khel. Non-lung went to Shiong, where she married again. (73) Nai-wang's son will not become Ang.