The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

Furer-Haimendorf manuscript spiral bound notebook one

caption: hair cutting
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Tamlu
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: (51) Konyak
text: The foundation ceremonies at Lapha which was founded recently and is one of the off-shoots of Namsang. There is at least one Konyak village in the plains. (Worth visiting for adaptation). Tamlu: Alang, Wong's son, for information. Why are some Konyak men never allowed to cut their top knots.