The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook eight

caption: intermarriage with Wakching
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Tanhai Wakching
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: Tanhai intermarries with Wakching. Like in Wakching husband and wife don't live in the same house for one or two years, only when the woman gives birth to a child she goes to her husband's house and stays there.