The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook twelve

caption: inheritance
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 21.4.1937
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: (142) Inheritance. (cf. NB 3, p. 94).
text: If a man has no sons but only daughters. The eldest daughter inherits one field (not more). The younger daughters don't inherit any fields. The money (Rupees) which the father has given to his daughters remain their property.