The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook seven

caption: dragging of log drums
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: When a drum is made it is dragged to the village by all the people of the village, men and women, not only by the people of one morung.
text: There is one old and rather small log-drum in front of one house. In former days then feasts of merit were still performed such drums were (52) dragged too by individuals instead of erecting a post or a stone. No more detailed information is to be had.