Janduli Kahn, 50+, Northern Frontier District, Pakistan by Phil Borges

Janduli Kahn, 50+, Northern Frontier District, Pakistan

Janduli Khan is regarded as the most powerful of the three remaining Kalash Dehars (shaman). We hiked for two days to reach his camp in the high pastures of the Hindu Kush near the Afghanistan border where he spends the summer herding his goats. Shortly after our arrival he insisted on performing a ceremony to bless our journey. After sacrificing a goat he poured its blood over smoldering juniper branches and inhaled the smoke until he was deep in trance. Later he informed us that our continued journey would be difficult but safe.
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