The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook six

caption: rite for epidemics
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
_(Yimkulamshi)__________ Ching diu ching pei (T)
text: performed at the times of epidemics, a goat and a chicken is killed in the jungle two miles from the village. The old men eat the meat. The whole village is genna and every house-hold gives rice and madhu to the old men who eat it in the jungle.