Pir Ghaib Waterfalls of Balochistan is located near the famous Bolan valley in the largest province of Pakistan. Almost 70 k.m away from the provincial capital, Quetta; Pir Ghaib Waterfalls are worth seen tourist destination which is a magnificent spot in the whole arid zone. Pir Ghaib Waterfalls of Balochistan is in fact cascade waterfalls and two separate waterfalls flow into a larger clear and blue pool of cool water. The Baloch people are truly a proud and hospitable nation and they have a very blooming and open hearts unlike the formidable and impoverished landscapes of Balochistan to welcome the tourists. Pir Ghaib Waterfalls of Baluchistan is known to flow in these sterile zones of the Bolan Valley.
Balochistan is the largest province of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in area which is also the richest province in terms of natural resources. But unfortunately, the people of Balochistan are the poorest and the most backward as compare to other parts of the country. There are many reasons for their retardation like the lack of education, slowness in development, ignorance by the authorities, typical tribal system and the everlasting abnormal situation.
But all this has never stopped the Baloch people to continue their lives with their unique traditions and customs. Although the modernization has put some effects upon the centuries old culture of the Baloch people, however, the colors of their culture is much reflected from their day to day affairs even, today. This might not be wrong to say that the most prestigious thing near to Balochs is their culture. Obviously, like many other ancient cultures of the world, where the traditional dresses have much significance, the enlightening feature of the Baloch culture is also their cultural dress. The cultural dresses of Balochistan are called as “phashik” in the Balochi language.
The Balochi males who normally belong to the major ethnic communities, Baloch, Pashtoon and Brahvi, all of them wear similar clothes with little divergence. Turban is considered as an integral part of the male dress and they use loose trousers ( Shalwar ) with knee long shirts in their dress. The Baloch woman wears a dress embellished with heavy sleeves and borders. Another prominent part of the woman’s dress is the trio shaped pocket with lots of embroidery. The cultural dresses of Balochistan are prepared with glass and several colored threads. This is not really easy to make such phenomenal dress as it requires lots of hard work and designing.
We have added some of the eye catching images of the fabulous Baloch people in their traditional wears for your interest ;
1- A Model in the Balochi male dress
2- A Balochi girl in the typical cultural dress
3- A Baloch Folk Singer in the cultural dress
4- A beautiful girl in Baloch dress
Mama Earth is inhabited by people of different cultures and gentilities. In the recent era the signs of ethinic and historic ties are being eliminated on a rapid rate due to the adaptation of modern and mainstream political and cultural systems by these groups of people. Mainly, the indigenous people are defined as being indigenous with reference to some particular region or place. The association with some speicific piece of land does not actually mean that the region was originally inhabited by such people, but it is also probable that the descendants of such people might have arrived to such terrritory hundreds or thousands of years ago. Today, although there is much awareness for the recognition of the rights of the indigenous people around the globe, however still they are deprived of their land rights for the aquasition of their valuable resources or on the base of other conflicts.
According to an estimate, there are more than 400 million indigenous people in the world who live in more than 70 countires. After the transformation or colonization of their respective areas into a nation or state, their traditional and cultural values are gradually affected. Many of them are already being wiped out as a result of annihilation, hatred and genocide. The issues related to indigenous people are often highlighted on many forums or media, but still much is needed to address their problems. Following are some exquisite photographs of some indigenous people of the world who belong to different regions.
1- Indigenous People of Sakhalin Island ( North Pacific )
2- An indigenous Bodi woman of Omo Valley, Ethiopoia
3- A Berber Boy from South Tunisia
4- The indigenous Kirghiz people of China
5- An indigenous Mongol Eagle Hunter
6- The Indigenous Taureg burning the fire
7- Some Indigenous Russian Children
8- The indigenous Baloch tribesman from Pakistan
9- Indigenous Sri Lankan Women
10: Indigenous Canela People of Brazil
11- Indigenous Samburu Ladies of Africa
12- Sami people ( Only indigenous people from Europe )