The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook seven

caption: were-tigers
medium: notes
person: Lem-ang
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Kongan
date: 23.9.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 23.9.1936-21.3.1937
refnum: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: In Lem-ang's clan there is always one tiger-man, or woman and Lem-ang is sure that after his death one of his sons will become a were-tiger.