Monthly Archives: August 2008

On Migration with the Nomads of Qataghan

-A Lecture by Dr. Thomas Barfield- Central Asian Arabs are a group of Persian speaking nomads who specialize in raising fat tailed and karakul sheep in northeastern Afghanistan. In 1976 Professor Barfield took part in their annual migration from their winter pastures on the banks of the Mau Daryl in Imam Sahib to their summer […]