The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook fourteen

caption: rituals at first rice sowing
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 21.5.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 1.5.1937-3.6.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
seealso: notebook 9 p.54ff & 125ff
text: (90) In the month, Taili, is the Lishembu. This is held on the 4th day of the month (this year 16th January). Only Yongmek and the Ang do the first rice sowing. (cf. NB 9, p. 54ff. & 125ff.) The village is not genna. Every householder does the first sowing in his fields individually.