Age: 80Occupation: Sometimes I go to the fields.People Killed: 1Mode of Killing: ShootingVillage of victims: Chan
N: I am 70R: How do you spend your time these days? N: I like to tend the field, but I hardly go there anymoreR: Years ago, when head hunting was still practiced, did you kill anyone? N: Yes. 2 people.R: How did you kill them?N: By shooting them. R: What village were your victims from? N: They were from Chang and the Assam area
"I think i am around 90 years old now.... I spend my time these days by mostly visitng the Marong" (RK: the Marong is a special, men-only building that is present in allKonyak tribal villages. The Marong has social, civic and religious functions. However, as Konyak tribal culture is quickly disappearing, the important functions are being forgotten) "A long time ago, I killed 4 villagers.... I shot them. (RK: Kanwong motions as though he is shooting a rifle)They were from Tang village"
RK: Whats your name and age?"My name is Gokpon... I am 94"RK: How do you spend your time nowadays? G:These days I just sit in the Marong, most of my firends are dead already."RK: Do you miss the fighting days? G: Of course! (laughs)RK: How many people did you kill?G: I killed 3 people. I shot themRK: Where were they from?G: they were villagers from Tang and Sang village
Age: 87Occupation: I cannot work anymore People Killed: 2Mode of Killing: ShootingVillage of Victims: Chingkon
Raph: How old are you?Noklem: 95R: Do you have any occupation?N: NoR: Have you killed before? N: Yes. I killed 3 peopleR: How?N:I chopped each of their necks with a big knifeR: What village were they from?N:TangR: What happened to your eye?N: Its gone
R: How old are you G: Around 79 years old R: Nowadays, how do you spend your time? G: I like masking baskets R: Years ago, when head hunting was still practiced, did you kill anyone? G: Yes. I was a member of a hunting group. We killed 12 peopleR: How did you kill your victimsG: We shot the vilagers and also cut their necksR: What village are you from? G: Hongphoi. We have all lived here our whole life.
Age: 87Occupation: Mostly I just sit in the MarongPeople Killed: I was in a group that killed 20 peopleMode of Killing: shootingVillage of Victims: Tang
Age: 85Occupation: Chief of HongphoiRK: Tell me how you used to launch an attackB: We would walk through thr jungle for 2 or 3 nights and the attac would begin whenever we arrived. Normally, we'd go the fields first and kill who ever was there, lots of women. Then we would go to the village. But we would be very quiet... Because if there were too many people we would go away and wait for a better time."People Killed: 4 Mode of Killing: ShootingVillage of Victims: Chan and Tang
Age: 87Occupation: Basket making, but now its summer so I don’t gather any bamboo People Killed: 5Mode of Killing: Shooting Village of victims: Chan, Tang
aph: How old are you?Wongai: I am 95R: How do you spend your time these days? W: I mostly just stay in the Marong ( the Marong is a special, men-only building that is present in allKonyak tribal villages. The Marong has social, civic and religious functions. However, as Konyak tribal culture is quickly disappearing, the important functions are being forgotten) R: Long ago when head hunting was still practiced, how would you attack a village?W: we would attack the fields first, the women and children were there. Then we would go to the village. If too many people were there, wed run away and come back another time.R: Did you kill anyone? W:Yes. 5 peopleR: How? W:I shot a few and the others I cut their necks with a big knife. R: What village were they from ? W:Tang