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: transplanting of rice seedlings
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: Afterwards we went to the fields and I filmed the transplanting of the young rice by some girls. Young boys took out the seedlings from a nursery bed at some distance.
text: These Dimasa certainly give an impression of well-being and moderate prosperity.
text: In every village is an 'owner-clan' and the headman should normally be of that clan. (31)