The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook six

caption: ceremony for killing the grass-hoppers
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 26.10.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 28.8.1936-26.10.1936
refnum: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: The Duk-shu-bu is made the next month (Pong-lo-pong-li) for killing the grass-hoppers. The Neangba of Balang again announces: [konyak]. The next day the people go to the fields, catch grass-hoppers and throw them in the fire. The next day is genna.