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Default 03-27-2012, 08:07 PM

Arts and craft are generally appreciated in Pashtun society but the artisans are usually non Pashtun as this is considered lowly work. you will see Pashtuns listening to music but they refer to the singers as dum (derogatory term). Ofourse pashtuns sing in weddings but when its done professionally for money, it is see as dishonerable. Pashtun usually import outsiders such Indians for such type of work. In pashtun society traditionally only tradesmen, warrior and land ownership are considered worthy occupations. Attitudes are slowly changing though and professionals like doctors, engineers are gaining respect with more education.
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