The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook eight

caption: tour to neighbouring villages
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Tanhai
date: 4.10.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 4.10.1936-23.2.1937
note: [konyak] means text omitted
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: Tour to Punkhung, Oting, Wangla, Hungphoi and Longkhai, 4th - 18th October 1936.
text: (1) Tanhai 4/10/1936
text: The first field house is built by Mek-dzien of Riem-rem clan (a Ben clan). This clan was among those which founded the village. The next day the Ang's field house is built and on the third day the rest of the villagers build their field houses. The sowing of the rice is done by all the villagers at the same time.