The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook eight

caption: rain making
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Longkhai
date: 17.10.1936
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: (158) Longkhai 17/10/1936 Rain making.
text: No special genna is done, but a crab is caught and fastened on a shrub. This will bring rain. (Same custom in Oting, Hungphoi etc.)