The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

Furer-Haimendorf manuscript spiral bound notebook one

caption: thevos and their ancestors
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Angami
location: Satasumi
date: 7.7.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 2.6.1936-17.12.1936
note: [konyak] means text omitted
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (47) 7th June
text: On the way to Satasumi.
text: Chozu-Nasami - originally there were 4 separate settlements, and then they combined into one village.
text: 1. MESHUSAHI, present Thevo. His ancestor came from Rangazumi.
text: 2. VETETSO, his ancestor also came from Rangazumi. They came at the same time but made separate settlements. They are both in the Chizomi khel.
text: 3. Ngosani, his ancestor came from Ngasapeo, which is an empty, abandoned site.
text: 4. NETSOHO, his ancestor came also from Rangazumi and made a separate settlement.
text: (48) Chozu-Nagwami, the original village has only one Thevo - this is a separate village with separate genna. There are 3 khels in Chozu-Nasami. The whole village keeps the funeral gennas for any one there.