The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

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

caption: Chapter Five. Present and Future
caption: Wanchu area, dropping infant mortality and overpopulation
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Wanchu
person: Furer-Haimendorf/ C.
date: 1969
refnum: with permission from Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York106:2
text: Methods of cultivation had not yet changed, but medical services had begun to have an impact on infant mortality, and as the Wanchu area is fairly densely populated and virgin forest scarce, problems of overcultivation of the available land, and, hence, erosion, may well be looming on the horizon.