The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

book : 'Konyak Nagas' by Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, (1969)

caption: Chapter One. The Material Background
caption: cultivated palms
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York7:4
text: Interspersed with such forest reserves are carefully planted groves of a palm '(Livistona jenkinsiana)' the leaves of which are used as thatch, as well as patches of bamboo which provide the Konyak with material for building and basketwork.