The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook ten

caption: hair cuts and tattoos
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Oting
date: 1.3.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 24.2.1937-11.4.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: Shoku are the Konyaks with long hair and face tattoo.
text: Shotong - the Konyaks with short hair.
text: [konyak] (33) Kang ban (= Shoku) = hair long
text: Kang hein (= Shotong) = hair cut. These are the names used in Oting alternatively with Shoku and Shotong.