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: gender division of labour in crafts
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York19:5
text: The crafts so far described were the monopoly of men, and women participated only as occasional assistants. Pottery and the manufacture of textiles belonged, however, exclusively to the domain of women.