The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

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

caption: Chapter Eight. The Harvest
caption: an honour to make a girl sick
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 6.1936-6.1937
text: Funnily enough, the boys actually consider it an honour if finally they succeed in making their girl-friends sick from too much rice-beer. It proves that the hosts have not been stingy with their entertainment.