Lesson Title: 

Tiga: Conflict Resolution in Pashtun

This article describes an important element of traditional Pashtun law and custom, the cease-fire resolution as set forth by a tribal or village council. When the members of the council pass such a resolution, it is called "laying a stone (tiga)". By custom, the resolution or tiga has the force of law among the Pashtuns.

Language: 

  • Pashto

Topic: 

  • Culture/Society

ILR Level: 

  • 1+/2

ACTFL Proficiency: 

  • Advanced-Mid, Advanced-Low, Intermediate-High
  • This ACTFL rating is an approximation based on the ILR level

Modality: 

  • Reading

Learning Objective: 

  • Maintenance & Improvement

Subject Area: 

  • Language

Material Type: 

  • Learning Object

Publication Year: 

2004

ObjectID: 

PASH_2368

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