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: approach to the village , set among trees
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Sangnyu (Shangnyu)
date: 27.8.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.8.1970-9.9.1970
person: private collection
text: The approach to Shangnyu is through groves of palm-trees grown mainly for the sake of their leaves used for thatching.
text: The village is large and the houses are scattered over a wide area. They stand in-between trees and kitchen gardens and from no point does one see large numbers of houses as many are hidden by trees.