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: clothing and interior of morungs
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Zemi
location: Laisong
date: 16.8.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.8.1970-9.9.1970
person: private collection
text: Two men in dark loin cloths and wearing ornaments of boar's tusks sat in front of one of the (34) morungs. One of them spoke passable Hindi, - he took us into the big hall, which is high and spacious. There are benches along the sides, and mithan and deer skulls decorate the posts. - No carvings. -