The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook nine

caption: cursing a thief
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 11.3.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 29.10.1936-24.3.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (156) Wakching 11/3/1937
text: Inf: Dzemang.
text: Words said by Dzem-ang's father in cursing a thief: [konyak]. The man cursed fell soon ill and had to spend the whole stolen money on offerings.