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: a Christian village ; fading memory of Europeans
medium: diaries
person: Perry
ethnicgroup: Zemi
location: Laisong Bagan
date: 20.8.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.8.1970-9.9.1970
person: private collection
text: Nothing in the Christian village suggests modernization, except that there is no longer a morung. The Christians were converted here when they had already moved to this site.
text: I asked when they had seen the last European. It was Perry, S.D.O. of Haflong in 1942-43. Soon Europeans will be mythical figures unknown to the younger people.