The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook eight

caption: rituals ang girls' lovers
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Hungphoi
date: 13.10.1936
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: (111) The O-ya-bu lasts four days like in Oting - in front of the Ang's house also a platform is built and a bamboo erected. The girls also change their earrings on that day and are from now on allowed to have lovers.