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 shares of meat at village sacrifice
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Wanchu
location: Niaunyu (Niaunu)
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York59:2
text: When an animal was required for public sacrifice, villagers of all classes contributed to the purchase price, but the four classes received unequal shares of the meat, for the chief and the other men of great Ang rank received preferential treatment.