Saturday, November 10, 2018

Kochi or Pawanda

"Powandah is the name given to the nomad tribes of Afghans who move about with their flocks and herds , and act as carriers between their own country and India" (Raverty, "A Dictionary of the Puk'hto, Pus'hto, Or, Language of the Afghans, p-1106)

Kochi caravan marching through Kabul to summer pasturelands in the north, 1950s

A shy Kochi maiden, 1950s.