The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook nine

caption: initiation of the boys
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Chingtang (Chintang)
date: 28.10.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 29.10.1936-24.3.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: The initiation of the boys is the same as in Wakching, but while the Wakching men assemble (18) in the evening in the morung, the Chingtang people go at daytime to the jungle and eat and drink there.