Story of Baqti Jamal and Alqash by Bano

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Recording of Bano reciting “Baqti Jamal ke Alqash,” in the Hunza dialect. This popular story tells a tale of Baqti Jamal and Alqash, two friends that grew old together. One day on a picnic, Baqti Jamal found a golden treasure, and decided to share it with Alqash, but Alqash was greedy, and killed Baqti Jamal to keep the gold to himself. One day Alqash, now a wealthy minister to the king, needed help deciphering dreams, called upon Baqti Jamal’s son Abu Zare Jamhur, who held a book of prophecies

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1 recording (14 min., 29 sec.)

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Bano September 15, 2012.

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  • Main Title: Story of Baqti Jamal and Alqash by Bano
  • Series Title: Stories
  • Alternate Title: Baqti Jamaal ke Alqash

Description

Recording of Bano reciting “Baqti Jamal ke Alqash,” in the Hunza dialect. This popular story tells a tale of Baqti Jamal and Alqash, two friends that grew old together. One day on a picnic, Baqti Jamal found a golden treasure, and decided to share it with Alqash, but Alqash was greedy, and killed Baqti Jamal to keep the gold to himself. One day Alqash, now a wealthy minister to the king, needed help deciphering dreams, called upon Baqti Jamal’s son Abu Zare Jamhur, who held a book of prophecies

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1 recording (14 min., 29 sec.)

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HB_Story_Baqtti_Jamal_and_Alqash_Bano_Altit-Hunza_15_Sept_2012
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc849875

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Burushaski Language Resource

Recordings of oral literature from different, significantly threatened, regional varieties of Burushaski spoken in Hunza, Nagar, and Yasin valleys in Pakistan and Srinagar in India. Included are audio and video recordings; fieldwork notes; photographs; and transcriptions, translations, and analyses of selected texts.

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  • September 15, 2012

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  • June 28, 2016, 11:36 p.m.

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  • June 10, 2017, 11:10 p.m.

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Bano. Story of Baqti Jamal and Alqash by Bano, audio recording, September 15, 2012; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc849875/: accessed August 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Information.