The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook eight

caption: dreams and childlessness
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: If a couple has no children they ask the hiba the reason and he dreams about the case. Then he tells them if the deceased father or mother of one of them is offended and how to placate him or her. Then they take madhu or rice to the funeral place and say: [konyak].