The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

Furer-Haimendorf manuscript spiral bound notebook two

caption: details of photographs in Kongnyu and elsewhere
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Kongnyu
date: 7.7.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 2.6.1936-12.1936
note: [konyak] means text omitted
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (10) 7th July
text: Kongnyu
Nr. 4 1/50 of 2
Longshu ma (Kongnyu)
Longshu ba (Wakching)
Longshik bha (Namsang)
Genna against insects which eat the crops - at the end of the moon.
This month Moinyuklin, last month Longshu ling. This month in Wakching Li-a, last month in Wakching Ponglonli.
The leaves which kill insects are pounded.
Nr. 5
Morung rebuilding
Nr. 6
For the Monyuk genna on the platform all crops, - the baskets near it are for a woman who recently died. The skulls of the village dead are finally disposed quite near the tree on which the enemies heads are hung up.
Nr. 7, 8, 9 Death figures (Poke) The bamboo represents the dead man or woman. (Peklien = Wakching name).