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: forked mithan post
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Totok
date: 4.9.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.8.1970-9.9.1970
person: private collection
text: A peculiarity of the village are the many clusters of forked posts, which stand in front of the houses. They are put up on the occasion of sacrifices of mithan and buffaloes, but never of bulls or cows.