The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook eight

caption: funeral
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wangla
date: 12.10.1936
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: Funeral.
text: Only Ang people are put into wooden coffins, all other clans are wrapped up in mats and put of the platform like that. The heads of Ang people are then disposed of in (92) hollowed stones, those of Ben people in earthen pots.