The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf Naga diary on his return to Nagaland, 1970

caption: clan system
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Dimasa
location: Waphu (Bara Wapu)
date: 14.8.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.8.1970-9.9.1970
person: private collection
text: I found out a little bit about the male and female clans. There is no doubt about their existence, and the inheritance by girls of the mother's jewelery and other private property, but not land as a whole.
text: An old man produced a letter of appreciation about some work on the railway written in 1923.