The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook eight

caption: words sung at head-taking dance
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: Words sung at head-taking dance: [konyak].. (116) When a stone is set up in front of a morung for having taken a head some madhu was poured on it, what words ought to be said is not known today (?).