The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

book : 'Konyak Nagas' by Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, (1969)

caption: Chapter Two. The Social Structure and its Units
caption: villages as distinct units in dialect and customs
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York41:2
text: A Konyak village constituted the framework within which all other social units operated and interacted. Its distinctive identity was often underlined by the use of a language at variance with the dialects of other villages, and certain details of material culture and customary behavior also distinguished one village from the other.