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: smoked rats and other food
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Tang
date: 6.9.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.8.1970-9.9.1970
person: private collection
text: After the omen of the bamboo sticks had been taken, the food brought by the men and that was provided by the Ang's household was being served. There was rice, pork, smoked rats, bamboo shoots and rice-beer. The food was served on large leaf-platters spread on wicker stools and five to three men sat round each platter.
Caption:selecting large leaves from a basket for plates