The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook seven

caption: divining by dreams and omens
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Namsang Sumniching
date: 17.3.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 23.9.1936-21.3.1937
refnum: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (79) Lanha beba - a man who sees fortune in his dreams. Bishau - is a man in Namsang who takes omens for sick people. My informant says: sometimes they are right, sometimes wrong.