The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

Furer-Haimendorf manuscript spiral bound notebook three

caption: ceremony at cutting jungle on new fields
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Tamlu
date: 17.12.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 7.1936-12.1936
note: [konyak] means text omitted
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (73) Lam-rhem-be:
text: The day when the people cut the jungle on the new fields the Ngungbas build a machan on the path to the field and kill a chicken, one for each morung and say: [konyak] "Ghagang, north go, south go, rice, taro, come, give".