The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

book : Return to the Naked Nagas (1939;1976)

caption: Chapter Two. Feasts Of Merit
caption: symbolism of stones
medium: books
person: Netsoho
ethnicgroup: Angami
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 6.1936-6.1937
text: This duality is one of the essential features of the whole ceremony. No bachelor may perform the stone-dragging feast. For, just as the larger stone represents Netsoho, the smaller stone represents his wife.