The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook ten

caption: tributes to the Great House of a clan
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Longkhai
date: 10.4.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 24.2.1937-11.4.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (87) Longkhai 10/4/1937
text: Informant. Ang
text: The "Great House" of a clan:
text: At the Oyabu the "Great House" of a clan receives one hind-leg or one fore-leg of every pig sacrificed, which was reared by the owner, and not bought from another village. The Great House pays fines for poor members of the clan.