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: tributaries to Thepong morung in Wakching
medium: books
person: Thepong morung/ Wakching
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York44:1
text: In the same way as the smaller villages to the northeast of Wakching were tributary to the Oukheang morung, so several villages to the south recognized the overlordship of the Thepong morung. In the year of my stay in Wakching the Thepong men decided that they would not hire and jointly cultivate any field, on behalf of the morung because the tribute they received from their vassals would provide sufficient rice for all their morung celebrations.