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: unequal privileges between morungs, sexual
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York45:1
text: Even on such ceremonial visits, there was an inequality of privilege between overlords and tributaries. While it was the recognized right of the Thepong boys visiting Chingtang to sleep with the girls of that village, a Chingtang man caught in Wakching in a similar adventure with a Thepong girl was fined.