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: equality within the morung
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York47:2
text: Insofar as morung activities were concerned, all members of a Wakching morung were equals, irrespective of their class status. There were several officials in every morung who acted on ceremonial occasions, but they had few privileges in daily life.