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: taboos on marriageable persons working together
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York33:3
text: Cooperation between boys and girls of intermarrying village wards was permitted only at the time of weeding. Neither in the clearing of the fields at sowing time nor during the harvest was the formation of such mixed labour gangs customary.