The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook seven

caption: blacksmiths
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Namsang
date: 21.3.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 23.9.1936-21.3.1937
refnum: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: It is not genna to make daos, but there is no blacksmith at present. They say the Wakching and Wanching people learnt the art of blacksmiths from the Assamese. (140) Yanbaihu came first, Yanbaihu (Dao-swing clan) may make daos.