The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

Furer-Haimendorf manuscript spiral bound notebook three

caption: notes on Tamlu clans and other matters
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: (48) Informant: A-shung, Ang of Tamlu.
text: Tamlu receives every year 5 small baskets of rice as tribute from Tangsa.
text: Tangsa has no Ang. Tangsa has the same language as Tamlu.
text: Names of the clans in Tamlu:
1. Moklang (came from Merangkong and Chantongnia)
2. Shikabang (came from "Abol" ( = Yungya), Kamahu, Tangsa).
3. Niam (cf. Yinniushang, then Yungya)
4. Ngonien-hu (cf. Yungya, Kamahu and from Ao villages).
5. Meko (cf. Yacham)
6. Wumshake (Yiniushang, Yungya)
text: (47v) There was a discussion between Apong and the Tamlu men about the Wumshakhu. Apong says the clan is called Bhumshakhu (as a clan in Yungya). (Bhum = tribute - the tribute paying clan)
(Wum = stomach or belly).
(49) 7. Yan-lem (cf. Tanhai)
8. Kon-nok (cf. Punkhung)
9. Lao-nok (cf. Wakching)
10. Ang (cf. Wanching, two generations ago).
11. Nai-rhem (came from Tanhai)
12. Ai-li (came from the Ao country).
text: The wife of the Ang is of the Lao-nok clan. His mother was also Lao-nok.
text: Nian-pong = the Dobashi of Tamlu