The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook eight

caption: morungs and clans
medium: notes
person: Mauwang/ of Longkhai
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Longkhai
date: 15.10.1936
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: (135) Longkhai 15/10/1936
text: Informant: Mau-wang, the Ang.
text: Morungs:
text: 1. Wangba
Wang-ha-mien (Ang clan)
text: 2. Dzing-wun
Lukyem (Ben)
Wang-nau (Ben)
text: 3. Lamun
Wangnau (Ben)
text: (136) Wangba and Dzing-wun intermarry. Dzing-wun and Lamun intermarry too, but not people of the same clan. Wang-ha-mien and the three Wang-shu clans don't intermarry. Nor do these Wang-shu clans intermarry among themselves. Lukyem and Wang-nau don't intermarry, even not of different morung. The two Ben clans of Dzing-wun intermarry with the Wang-shu-yien, even if of the same morung.