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: slept well despite noise
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Tang
date: 7.9.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.8.1970-9.9.1970
person: private collection
text: (79) Tang, 7th September
text: Being very tired I slept well despite the noise in the house we stayed. People talk and laugh till well after midnight and before 5 am they stir again and the women begin the day's chores. All water sources are very far down the hill, and the carrying up of the water is a major task.