The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook on his return to Nagaland, 1970

caption: Impoi customs
medium: notes
person: Pakai/ of Impoi
ethnicgroup: Zemi
location: Impoi
date: 20.8.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 8.8.1970-8.9.1970
person: private collection
text: Inf. Pakai, son of Namkia - of Imphoi and Mpame clan. In Impoi there are 15 families.
text: Clans:
text: Indrame, Ne-ume & Mpame. They all intermarry. There are no Sogame this side, they are in Boladon.
text: mezat = clan
text: There are no christians in Impoi proper. There is one Kadepeo, Helungeng. He is also gaonbura. There is a christian village below with 17 houses, also called Impoi. The dress of Impoi is like that of Asalu and Longkai.