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: welcomed by Ang with headhunter's tattoo
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Chi (Chui)
date: 26.8.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.8.1970-9.9.1970
person: private collection
text: We were greeted by the Ang, a slim dignified figure wearing a tight metal belt and a pair of black shorts and a chest ornament of four brassheads. He wears the face tattoo of a headhunter.