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: tattoo of man after 1936 expedition
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 gaonbura who had welcomed us has still a face tattoo, and said that he had it done after the celebration with the Pangsha heads. As we left he produced a small dao and gave it to me as a momento.