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: cutting pineapple
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Dimasa
date: 15.8.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.8.1970-9.9.1970
person: private collection
text: (32) We went with him to the plantation which was in dense jungle, the pineapple being planted in the deep shade of trees of medium height. The Jatinga man went quickly from plant to plant cutting off the shoots and placing them into the basket on his back.
text: We finally bought also some pineapples for my tour. They sell here at a price of Rs 20/- per 100.