The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook eight

caption: girl's morung
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Oting
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: Her daughter: Agoi DING-NIAM, a boy of Long-pho clan (Ben) and Long-shai morung, whose parents died.
text: There are in the Ang's house two girls' morungs, in which they sing and dance, but don't sleep. On the one side is that for the girls of the Ang clan, and the other side that for the Ben girls. The former are visited by the Ben boys, the latter by the Ang boys.