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: mithan; land cost
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 30.8.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 8.8.1970-8.9.1970
person: private collection
text: There are no more mithan in Mon and Chui, they spoilt the fields and therefore were slaughtered. Now there are still mithan in the Chang area.
text: Land in Wakching is very expensive; Rs 500-600 are paid for a field.
text: Nowadays milk is being drunk; if a mother dies the child can be reared, therefore fewer people die.