The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook seven

caption: morungs, clans and their origins
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Namsang
date: 19.3.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 23.9.1936-21.3.1937
refnum: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (95) Namsang [] 19/3/1937
text: _Morungs:
text: _Clans:
text: All clans eat together. They are exogamous.
text: (96) Bishanghu came from Angederuk (=Lungterok). They say that they were Aos at first, but they mixing with the Konyaks they adopted Konyak custom. [konyak]
_(99)_Bishanghu_and Honghahu don't intermarry
Yanbaihu intermarries with all clans.
Danwanghu, Shungtokhu and Yangben do not intermarry.
text: _Aiyubang
text: _(100)_Moniubang
text: _Langdzingban
text: All the Noklang people who came to Namsang entered the Honghahu.
text: All these Ung clan are not real Ung clans as those of Tangsa, Kamahu, Urangkong etc. with particular gennas.
(101) The Shungtokhu came from Yinyishang
(Nakhu and Pungwei, the dobashis belong also to Shungtokhu).
Hongyakhu came from Yinyishang
Ghiyanghu came from Yinyishang
Metahu came from Wakching but originally also from Yinyishang
Hanghabu came from Yinyishang
Shungphihu came from Yinyishang