The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook twelve

caption: genna to protect crops
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 27.4.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 24.3.1937-27.4.1937
note: [konyak] means text omitted
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
note: (loose sheets in notebook)
text: Longshimo - a genna to protect the crops against rats and insects. (Bhungdzaklin)
text: Haubhungdzakbu - the owner of a field cuts a little millet and some vegetables and cooks them in his house. He kills one chicken. The whole village is genna - for the [] of the crops. [konyak].