ICH Inventory / National Inventory

1. Ath-i
9-Feb-2016
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Ath-i: Knowledge related to social practices
2. Jirgaskarik Nanawaty

9-Feb-2016
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Jirgaskarik Nanawaty: Traditional judicial system for conflict resolution
3. Khaspiawaw

11-Feb-2016
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Khaspiawaw: Herbal medicinal knowledge of the Kalasha
4. Pin Gal

11-Feb-2016
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Pin Gal: literally translated to ‘small ball game’: Snow Golf
5. Shushat Making

11-Feb-2016
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Shushut-Making: The craftsmanship involved in the weaving of a traditional headdress worn by the Kalasha women
6. Goshnik

11-Feb-2016
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Goshnik: Rite of passage used to initiate young children into the Kalasha religion
7. Janik
8. Ja'un (Walnut Bread)

12-Feb-2016
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Ja’un (Walnut Bread): The preparation of walnut bread and its role in Kalasha rituals
9. Jush

13-Feb-2016
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Jush: Culinary knowledge related to the preparation of a meat based stew/soup. The soup is called Jush in Chitrali language and Kahaie in Kalashamon.
10. Ghona Chanja

13-Feb-2016
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Ghona Chanja: Kalasha ritual during the winter solstice festival (Chawmoss) to give offerings to the visiting deity- Balumain
11. Pati Making

13-Feb-2016
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Pati-Making: Traditional waistband making technique of the Kalasha as a living heritage
12. Gand'aw

14-Feb-2016
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Gand’aw: Ancestor remembrance through oral and graphic mediums. Literally translates to ‘irregular shape’
13. Khet Thek

16-Feb-2016
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Khet Thek: The practice of acupuncture using herbs and traditional remedies, as practiced in Kalasha
14. Suri Jagek

17-Feb-2016
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Suri Jagek: Meteorological and Astronomical practice of observing the Sun, Moon, and Stars
15. Ishpoini Nat
16. Rhash Girik

22-Sep-2016
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Rhash Girik: Compiling, measuring and distribution of crops
17. Basikek

23-Sep-2016
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Basikek: Kalasha folk art of paying tribute to the deceased member of the community by narrating an elegy inspired by the life and deeds of the deceased
18. Dautatu

20-Nov-2016
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Dautatu: “Daw=kidney beans, tato=to gather” collection, cooking, and distribution of kidney beans during the Chawmos festival
19. Gandaw Karik

20-Nov-2016
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Gandaw Karik: The art of making wooden sculptures
20. Sharakandali

20-Nov-2016
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Sharakandali: The skill of making traditional footwear used to adorn the feet of the deceased at the time of funeral
21. Dur Fazik

21-Nov-2016
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Dur Fazik: Inheritance law / division as per kalasha tradition
22. Peranni Gika Parik Dai

21-Nov-2016
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Peranni Gika Parik Dai: Peranni Gika = washing clothes parik dai = to go, The ritual is washing clothes of females in streams and rivers carried out by the kalasha women
23. Cu'i But'i ka Parik Dai

21-Nov-2016
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Cu’i = braid, Pakik dai = to go, the ritual of going to the streams and rivers for making braids and taking bath; this is a practice of the adult kalasha women
24. Mastruk Hisab

21-Nov-2016
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Mastruk Hisab: Literal translation “calculation of Moon”. The traditional kalasha calendar
25. Walmochi

22-Nov-2016
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Walmochi: Transhumance in the Kailasha Valley (shepherds travelling with livestock between higher and lower pastures)
26. Dah Karik

22-Nov-2016
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Dah Karik: Wine making – the process of wine making
27. Ishtikhek

23-Nov-2016
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Ishtikhek: ”praising someone” Narration of histories and achievements of individuals of times of communal gatherings through the art of rhetoric
28. Newes'en thi Bashali Parik Dai

22-Nov-2016
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Newes’en thi Bashali Parik Dai: Visiting and staying in the Bashali
(menstruation house) when a woman has periods
29. Onjesta

23-Nov-2016
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Onjesta: Concept of purity in Kalasha tradition
30. Kundurik

23-Nov-2016
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Kundurik: Wooden effigies erected at the entrance of villages for offerings in the name of the deceased person
31. Zhontr

23-Nov-2016
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Zhontr: The art of grinding grains in water powered mill
32. Dronka

23-Nov-2016
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Dronka: A horn made out of markhor antlers, played during festivals, rituals and at times of wars to alert the community
33. Chotayak – tattoo

23-Nov-2016
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Chotayak – tattoo: Making tattoos from ink, grass of wheat and soot  on the cheeks and forehead of women
34. Drigai Toluni

23-Nov-2016
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Drigai Toluni: The Kalasha system of unit for the measurement of length, width and height. Literal translation of the word – Drigai means length and Toluni means unit/something to measure with
35. Istrizhan Peran Sik

24-Nov-2016
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Istrizhan Peran Sik: The skill of weaving the traditional kalasha dress
36. Khuti Dyek

24-Nov-2016
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Khuti Dyek: Greeting and meeting manners of the Kalasha community
37. Kumbapur

24-Nov-2016
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Kumbapur: Kumbapur is an opening usually found in the ceiling of Jestak Han (Kalasha temples) and few Dur ( Kalasha Houses). It acts as a skylight and ventilator for the space. Kumba – (chimney) and pur– (layers)
38. Anachu

26-Nov-2016
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Anachu: A collection of pragata (impure) spaces associated with females & prohibited for men
39. Sarazari

09-Dec-2016
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Sarazari: the burning of juniper branches and giving offering of smoke to deities
40. Cu'in Nari

13-Dec-2016
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Cu’in Nari: “Branch of cu’in plant”, A ritual involving the collection of
cu’in branches and travelling to the village temple
41. Pasti

13-Dec-2016
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Pasti : The Kalasha traditional system for the storage and preservation of food items and grains in an independent wooden storage unit.
42. Cot

13-Dec-2016
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Cot: The Kalasha system of knowledge regarding the significance and application of symbolic carvings engraved in wood. Cot – (xylography)
43. Kutamru

14-Dec-2016
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Kuta’mru: Ritual held during the Chawmos festival expressing harmony with domestic animals associated with the Kalasha community
44. Gos Saraz

14-Dec-2016
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Gos’ Saraz – To give offerings in the barns during the Chawmos festival
45. Madahik

16-Dec-2016
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Madahik: Ritual commemorating the lives of ancestors through a feast during the Chawmos festival