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 predominance of chiefs
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York59:3
text: Such a privilege was only the outward expression of the powerful position of the chiefs of great Ang class. Some autocratic rulers exerted an overriding influence over political affairs within their domains and derived great economic benefit from their position as chiefs.