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: entry into a morung an initiation rite
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York68:3
text: Entry into the morung community bore all the signs of an initiation rite which marked the passage from childhood to adolescence, and established a boy in the rights and duties of a morung member.