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: women carrying baskets of rice to village
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Totok
date: 4.9.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.8.1970-9.9.1970
person: private collection
text: Strings of women, mainly clad only in small skirts were carrying baskets of rice up the steep slopes to the village. The ascent is more arduous than elsewhere, but so sturdy are the Totok women that they are able to do the ascent several times a day.