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: ornaments and grooming
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York10:3
text: Both men and women took a great deal of trouble over their appearance, and sported numerous colorful ornaments. Young men and girls were particularly well groomed, their bronze skins clean and their black hair well combed, often with a fresh flower stuck in earlobe or hair knot.