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: collective celebration of marriage and initiation
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York49:4
text: The members of a clan gathered also for the celebration of marriage and the initiation of a boy into the morung community. On that occasion the candidate's father gave a small feast and invited not only the clan members belonging to the same men's house but also clan members residing in other wards.