Ethnic Tajik life through the lens of a solider
Updated: 2014-12-24 07:48
A Tajik woman feeds a flock of sheep, March 28, 2009. Sheep are one of the main economic resources for a Tajik family. [Photo by Wang Lie/chinadaily.com.cn]
Tajik people treat their livestock like family members. Kicking or beating livestock is prohibited.
Meat, dairy products like yogurt and naan (a baked round flatbread) are staples for the Tajiks who believe those who step on salt or grains are sinners.