The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook eight

caption: no girls morung, dancing
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Lunglam
date: 7.10.1937
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: The Wang-ha-mien and Wang-shu boys dance with the Wang-nan-yen girls. There is no girls' (42) morung. The dancing is done in houses with grown up girls and the girls sleep in their parents' houses. There they may be visited by their lovers if those show "serious intentions".