Beautiful Red-headed “Tora Bora Girl” from the Pashtun Bani-Israelites in Afghanistan The major region where the populous Lost Ten Tribes were sent into exile included the region of Khurasan, which includes Northern Iran, Eastern Afghanistan and Western Pakistan. The Pashtun Tribes of Bani-Israel are the remnant of these tribes who still live in this region.
Each year Kazakh hunters in Bayan-Ulgii province join the renowned Golden Eagle festival with their trained Golden Eagles, known as Berkut (Burged in Mongolian), to enter them into competitions testing speed, agility, and accuracy. Ceremonies, dance performances, traditional Kazakh games, a parade in the provincial capital’s city square, and a Kazakh play in honor of the hunters and their eagles. Bayan-Ulgii is the westernmost province of Mongolia bordering with Russia and China.