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: intermarriage
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Zemi
location: Laisong Bagan
date: 20.8.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 8.8.1970-8.9.1970
person: private collection
text: Christians observe clan exogamy. They have not yet intermarried with the Christians of Laisong. They can intermarry with non-Christian Zemis too. There is no intermarriage with Manipur or Nagaland Zemis. They do not use the word Tingurang for God, but say "Jesus".