The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook seven

caption: eclipses and earthquakes
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: (45) At eclipses the whole village shouts "Don't eat it". At earthquakes they shout "Stop, Stop!"
text: Some say the earth is turning every day. When it hits something then there is an earthquake. Others say when Ghagang comes down to the earth is an earthquake.