The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook six

caption: a small feast for the crops
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Tamlu
date: 28.8.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 28.8.1936-26.10.1936
refnum: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (4) Moniuliu (moni = ou-ling-bu)
text: Moha-liu (moha is a small feast for the crops.)
text: Moigam-liu (Moi-gam - the puja the morungs make for the crops - some young rice plants and some taro is brought to the village and put on a small platform in front of the morung.)
text: Punggam-liu (the owner of the Nik-yong makes a puja and all people kill chickens.)
text: Bhang-nio-liu (Bhang-mo - the feast for the beginning of the rice harvest.)