The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook ten

caption: girls and boys presents
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: (88) The Ang boys sing with the Ben girls, and the Ben boys with the Ang girls. The boys make for the girls plaited cane rings for the ears and plaited armlets of red cane, the girls give them baldrics and tassels for their baskets and their ear-ornaments made of the fibre of a creeper.