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: most people in modern dress
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Longkhai
date: 3.9.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.8.1970-9.9.1970
person: private collection
text: The Ang's brother and a gaonbura were still more or less in traditional dress, but most people - except the very old - wear partly or wholly modern dress. There seems to be also a lack of vitality, though this impression may be subjective.