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: open discussion of love affairs and naming of sweethearts
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York81:2
text: The reluctance of Wakching men to pronounce a wife's name stood in striking contrast to the willingness of most boys to relate their love affairs and to refer to past and current mistresses by name.