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: economic co-operation in clan ; building
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York49:5
text: Cooperation between clan members extended also to economic tasks. A man rebuilding his house was dependent on the labour freely offered by his fellow clansmen, and even when erecting his field huts, he was usually aided by men of his own clan.