Story of Juniper Tree of Boyo by Dawar Muneeb

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A recoding of Dawar Muneem reciting “The Juniper Tree of Boyo,” in the Hunza dialect. This story tells of a Big Juniper Tree before Islam came to the region. Under the tree lived creatures that were a mix of a puppy and a penguin, and they were fed to bring good luck to families. When people would cut the tree, it was thought that the tree would take revenge, either by killing the criminal, or by driving them crazy.

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1 recording (6 min., 7 sec.)

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Dawar, Muneeb May 8, 2011.

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  • Main Title: Story of Juniper Tree of Boyo by Dawar Muneeb
  • Series Title: Stories

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A recoding of Dawar Muneem reciting “The Juniper Tree of Boyo,” in the Hunza dialect. This story tells of a Big Juniper Tree before Islam came to the region. Under the tree lived creatures that were a mix of a puppy and a penguin, and they were fed to bring good luck to families. When people would cut the tree, it was thought that the tree would take revenge, either by killing the criminal, or by driving them crazy.

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1 recording (6 min., 7 sec.)

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HB_Story_Boyuwe_Gal-Pine_tree-Dawar_Muneeb_Zulfiqarabd_June_2011
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc849887

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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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Story of Juniper Tree of Boyo by Dawar Muneeb (Text)

Story of Juniper Tree of Boyo by Dawar Muneeb

Transcription and translation of the recording of Muneeb Dawar, a speaker of Hunza Burushaski, reciting the "story of juniper tree of Boyo" ("Boyuwe Gal").

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Story of Juniper Tree of Boyo by Muneeb Dawar, ark:/67531/metadc967336

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  • May 8, 2011

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  • June 28, 2016, 11:36 p.m.

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  • Oct. 8, 2018, 1:14 p.m.

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Dawar, Muneeb. Story of Juniper Tree of Boyo by Dawar Muneeb, audio recording, May 8, 2011; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc849887/: accessed November 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Information.