The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook fourteen

caption: tribute received by the Ang of Wakching
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 23.5.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 1.5.1937-3.6.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (117) The Ang of Wakching receives from the villages the following tributes:
Tamlu: nothing (only the Bala receives some tribute.)
Chingtang 9 to 15 heiniu baskets of dhan according to harvest. At Oulingbu one piece of meat from every house.
Shiong: 6 heinius of dhan. At Oulingbu shares of pork.
Chinglong: 30 mu-do of dhan.
(118) Chongwe: ought to give 30 mu-do baskets of rice.
Longmien: 30 mu-do baskets of dhan.
Totok (Chingha): 15 mu-do of dhan, one laya.
Tanhai: 10 heiniu of dhan, these Chinkak has to share with Nie-ang.
Punkhung: 15 mu-do of dhan. Originally P. gave the tribute to the Balang Ang, but (119) the Yinyonghu clan which has always been in some special connection with the Ang, arranged that this tribute should go to the village Ang.
Lung-niu: gives three pieces of salt, as big as a head.
Leang-ha: three (men's carrying) baskets of fish.
Wangla: one dao.
Kongan: one mudho of dhan from every house, now paid in money (Rs. 32/-).