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: rebuilding of morungs
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York25:6
text: Many morungs were so well constructed that the main posts lasted for more than a generation, but roof and walls had to be replaced every five years; in Wakching it was customary to rebuild a morung about once in twenty years.