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Chris Steele-Perkins - PAKISTAN. Chitral.
PAKISTAN. Tashgar. As part of Shubinak incentive, village women are taught how to improve the quality of S
Although the women spin the Shu wool, traditionally it is the men weave the cloth. 2000.
School children in the mountain village of Passan. 2000.
PAKISTAN. Chitral. Family with their prize possession. From the sale of Shu wool, they were able to buy ba
Polo is played regularly in by Najar who works with Shubinak N.G.O to promote Shu production. 2000.
As part of Shubinak incentive, women in Tashgar village are taught how to improve the quality of Shu thread. 2000.
In the village Sussum, Kuban Risa is one of the co-ordinators for the NGO Shubinak. 2000.
Pakistan. Chitral. Ploughing a mountain field. 2000.
Precarious mountain roads to the weaving villages. 2000.
PAKISTAN. Shu wool on the loom. 2000.
Women of all generations involved in Shu production meeting. 2000.
Nazar, one of the co-ordinators with the NGO Shubinak, with one of the small sheep that supply Shu wool for the special cloth. 2000.
PAKISTAN. Chitral. Traditional village home with hole in roof to let out smoke. 2000.
Looking down the valley at rice fields from Manoor. 2000.
PAKISTAN. Chitral. Teaching woman how to spin Shu wool in the village of Tashgar. 2000.
Cleaning corn in village of Munoor. 2000.
PAKISTAN. Chitral. Young girl with her grandmother. 2000.
Master tailor at Shubinak office marks out a design. 2000.
PAKISTAN. Old wooden hand made loom. Traditionally, it is the men weave the cloth. 2000.
Tailors in the Shubinak office - the NGO set up to promote the production of Shu weaving. 2000.
In village of Sussum, Jatbiengul Khan is responsible for the sheep that produce Shu wool. 2000.