The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

Furer-Haimendorf manuscript spiral bound notebook three

caption: Angs and feasts of merit
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Tamlu
date: 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: (31) Tamlu: The Ang of Tamlu is A-tung. He belongs to the Ong-bang morung. His father was Ang-lem. His mother was not of Ang clan. At each feast of merit he gets one leg of the animal sacrificed. Tamlu, Kanching, Anaki, Namshong, Shoto-Nam-shong, Kongan, Tangsa - speak one language. All have one Ang (except Kongan).
text: (32) At the first feast of merit on the first day, two friends of the sacrificer fetch the forked post. The second day a cow is killed at that post. The whole village eat of the meat and drink madhu. The sacrificer sleeps in his own house.