The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook six

caption: frogs and eclipses
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
date: 18.9.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 28.8.1936-26.10.1936
refnum: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (123) Wakching 18/9/1936
text: Informant: Chinyang.
In Totok the Nie-dzong morung encourages the frog at eclipses.
In Kongan the Dzing-ha morung encourages the frog.
In Wanching, Pangzong; in Chui, Nie-dzong; in Chinlong, Ban-ha.
In Shiong and Tanhai all morungs shout "don't eat!".
In Wakching [konyak].
text: (124) All morungs beat the drums.