The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook six

caption: morung elders
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: (6) The oldest man of the morung is bang-ba. He gets one hind leg of all animals killed by the morung. There are no morung Angs in Tamlu.
text: When the boys are about ten they enter the morung. Their heads are completely shaved by the morung men.