The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook twelve

caption: cowrie gauntlets
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 22.4.1937
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: (144) The cowrie gauntlets are not made at Wakching but bought from the Aos - "because is it so tiring to grind the cowries". Formerly the Wakching people made them too.