The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

Furer-Haimendorf manuscript spiral bound notebook two

caption: photographs in Wakching
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 12.7.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 2.6.1936-12.1936
note: [konyak] means text omitted
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (34) 12th July. Wakching
Chinyan, man with head as box, head from Totok.
F. 17, no. 11 Stone cist for the head of a woman.
(35) In Ang-pan morung in the centre a wild mithan head.
No. 12. Painted gourd for frightening away disease spirits.
13. Corpse platform of Pon-yang, a man of the old Ang clan Wakching. His mother was not an Ang woman, therefore he could not function as Ang. Now Wakching take her Angs from Chi.