The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook seven

caption: clans and intermarriage
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: Hongyakhu and Honghabu intermarry. Bishanghu and Ghiyanghu do not intermarry. Ghiyanghu intermarries with all other clans. Hongyakhu and Metahu do not intermarry because Metahu entered so to say the Hongyakhu clan. Metahu intermarries with all other clans.
text: (103) Honghahu and Hanghahu intermarry; the latter intermarries with all clans. Honghahu and Shungphibu do not intermarry. The morungs are not exogamous.