Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Jirga



Jirga between Mahsud tribesmen and British, Kanigurm, circa 1919. Photograph by R.B.Holmes

A Jirga (tribal council meeting) between the local Political Agent and the Mohmands, 1935.

Jirga between Mahsud tribesmen and British, Kanigurm, circa 1919. Photograph by R.B.Holmes

General Blood meets the Mamund jirgas in durbar with the Khans of Nawagai, Jhar and Khar on 11th October 1897: Malakand Field Force, 8th September 1897 to 12th October 1897 on the North-West Frontier of India: drawing by Edmund Hobday

A jirga in Waziristan, 1940 (c).

Tribesmen leaving a jirga at Kaniguram, Waziristan, c.1921. Photograph by R.B.Holmes