November 16, 2012
The Pathans Video Notes
Pakhtun (more of an outside term, but same thing)
Speak Pashto (akin to Fasri; Indo-European lang.
Historically related to Persians
Organized tribally, but very specific, segmentary lineage system -> decent traced through
fathers line, leads to system of nested publics (?)
“Massing effect” – (homocide + revenge example)
What is jirga?
- Pashto term for a decision-making assembly -> decide