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: children's early responsibilities
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York68:1
text: Yet, despite this permissive attitude of parents, Konyak children soon grew into responsible members of the community. Two factors promoted this development: the children's early integration into the economic life and the education which the boys received in the morung.