The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

Furer-Haimendorf manuscript spiral bound notebook three

caption: treatment of wound on a bullock; founding of Kantsun morung, Tamlu
medium: notes
location: Tamlu
date: 14.7.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 7.1936-12.1936
note: [konyak] means text omitted
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (4) 14/7/1936 Kantsun
text: A bullock in the morung who has wound with maggots in is made to eat the fruits of a tree called Phom. The berries are black and so irritating that one can't touch them.
text: Morungs - Kanka & Boikan Kantsun was founded by Tamlu when the Government took many house-sites for a parade ground.