The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook seven

caption: visits between morungs
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Kongan
date: 25.9.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 23.9.1936-21.3.1937
refnum: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: Nowadays only at morung building time and when other morungs come for a visit any dancing is done at Kongan.
text: Only two morungs go to Namsang at a time. (40) The Khangkhai and Yong-sha morung dance with Aiya and Aiyu of Namsang. Lingba and Chingba dance with Meiniu and Lendzing of Namsang. The whole village of Kongan goes to dance with the Balang morung of Wakching. The girls visit also these morungs of Namsang and Wakching.