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: saying goodbye
medium: diaries
person: Ngamang
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 3.9.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.8.1970-9.9.1970
person: private collection
text: Mon, 3rd September
text: The morning was lovely and I took my fill of the gorgeous view from the bungalow, a view I enjoyed so often in many different lights and moods.
text: Several of my friends came to say goodbye, among them Ngamang, one of the two little boys who in 1936 were my frequent companions. My Assamese has come back sufficiently to make very simple conversation, and I understand the Konyaks quite well.