The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook ten

caption: the sky god ; morung entering rituals
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Punkhung
date: 6.3.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 24.2.1937-11.4.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (72) Ha-rhang is the sky god, Ha-hi the earth deity. When eating rice, they throw aside a bit and say: [konyak]. The genna for entering the morung is niak-bu. The boys enter the morung when about 15.