The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook nine

caption: mental illness
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 12.3.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 29.10.1936-24.3.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (168) Only last year another man of Aukheang and Koknokhu went "ya-bu-bu" and stayed for some time in the jungle wandering about in the direction of Oting. He had married a Shiong woman of a clan which is known for the yabubu disease and people think that he got infected.