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: old Ang smoking opium
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Tang
date: 6.9.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.8.1970-9.9.1970
person: private collection
text: In the evening we took two bottles of rum to the house of the Ang. We found him sitting at his hearth with his half brother and a few retainers. He was smoking opium and complained about all sorts of pains including headache. I gave him some Saridon and he said it got better.