The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook eight

caption: sky god, sky gods and land of dead
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: (102) Hagong is the name of the sky-god, he sees the men but they can't see him. To him they sacrifice for illness, for the fields and at the Oyabu.
text: When an animal is sacrificed for a sick man the sacrificer says: [konyak]. The land of the dead is Lembhu.