The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook eight

caption: girls morungs and ear decorations
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: (119) There are three girls' morungs within the Ang's house: one for all Ang girls, one for the Ben girls of Moha, one for the Ben girls of Moi-long. Ang girls may have six or seven holes in their ears, in which they wear rings or quills of porcupines. Ben girls have only two or three.