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: morungs attached to private house ; sick woman
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Zemi
location: Laisong
date: 16.8.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.8.1970-9.9.1970
person: private collection
text: The unusual feature of these morungs is that at the back the morung adjoins a private house. Our guide was the owner and we sat for a while at the hearth. His wife was lying on a bench, having a severe pain in her stomach - a recurrent complaint which did not yield to medicines.