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: leaving in sadness
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 2.9.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.8.1970-9.9.1970
person: private collection
text: I left Wakching sadly with the feeling that probably I would not return. Perhaps it is better not to repeat this visit, - in a few years' time most of the men and women who still remember me would be dead, and a little more of the old culture will have disappeared.