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: few organized games : tops
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York67:6
text: With large numbers of children left day after day to their own devices, one might have expected the development of numerous organized games, but there were, in fact, very few, and the only real toys were tops, which the boys spun with great skill, trying to hit and upset the tops of other players.