The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

book : 'Konyak Nagas' by Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, (1969)

caption: Chapter Three. Phases of Life
caption: boys and girls play separately
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York67:5
text: Children played in groups divided by sex, and the older they grew, the more noticeable this division became. There was no definite rule which forbade the boys to play with their sisters and female cousins, but in practice one never saw boys and girls in one play group.