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: seers
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Tang
date: 7.9.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 8.8.1970-8.9.1970
person: private collection
text: Asiba - male, Asinyu - female = seers who can go to the land of the dead and bring back souls. The Asi talks to Longba and Longniu and sometimes even the other people hear the Asi talk to Longba.