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: dancing circle, with menhir
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York22:3
text: The open space in front of the morung was lined by a circle of flat stones, and in the center stood a menhir and a large stone seat. Each of the men's houses of Wakching had such a dancing place, but not every dancing place was surrounded by a stone circle.