The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook twelve

caption: brother-sister incest
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 24.3.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 24.3.1937-27.4.1937
note: [konyak] means text omitted
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (14) There is a story of a brother and sister who fell in love.
text: She lit a fire on the Balang path and he on the Aukheang path to Tanhai and in the smoke rising from the fires they met. (There is a song about that - his name was Li-wang and the girl's Yinglong). [konyak].