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: individual morungs as political units
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York42:5
text: In dealing with its neighbors a large village of the Thenkoh group seldom acted as an undivided entity, and in the sphere of "foreign relations" the individual morungs and their wards rather than the village appeared as the political units.