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: methods of sowing rice and millet
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York32:2
text: The sowing of rice and millet was done exclusively by men, but women working in a line behind the sower, covered the grain with earth. Both rice and millet were broadcast, and the sower usually carried the seed in a large cloth bag slung over his shoulder.