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: shyness of girls makes photography difficult
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 6.1936-6.1937
text: Once more the shyness of the girls defeated me; they would run away with shrieks and squeaks at the sight of my camera or duck deeper among the ears, and long before I could outwit them huge mountains of cloud towered up in the sky and covered the sun for the rest of the day.