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: comments on anthropologist
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 28.8.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.8.1970-9.9.1970
person: private collection
text: Another old lady wondered how I had kept my teeth, - apparently rare among the older Konyaks. There were many comments on my comparatively unchanged looks, though people did not hesitate to mention that I used to be much slimmer.