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: a Christian with two wives
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Tang
date: 6.9.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.8.1970-9.9.1970
person: private collection
text: Our host admitted that he had two wives and that Christians should have only one, but excused himself by saying that he had married them before he became a Christian. I was surprised not to be (78) offered rice-beer or anything else in his house.