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Shina

 

a people of northern Pakistan. The Shina inhabit the Gilgit River valley and the adjoining mountain regions. According to a 1975 estimate, they number more than 100,000; 9,900 Shina live in India, according to the 1971 census. The Shina speak one of the Dard languages. The official religion is Islam, but ancient animistic beliefs have survived to a large extent. The Shina engage in farming, fruit growing, transhumant livestock raising, hunting, trade, and handicrafts. Many work as porters and guides.

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Narody luzhnoi Azii. Moscow, 1963.
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