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Photograph of a Budhist stupa

Description: Photograph of the so called Buddhist stupa situated in Henzal village in Ghizar valley, 12 km west to Gilgit city. This ancient structure is said to have been constructed in 5th century BC.
Date: [2010-07..2010-08]
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Photograph of a Burusho ceremonial dish

Description: Photograph of a dish called "ishpiri" in Yasin Burushaski and "burum-hanak" in Nagar and Hunza dialects of Burushaski. This consists of a bunch of flat breads and a lump of butter. This is the opening course of ceremonial meals, and is presented to welcome an important person visiting the home.
Date: June 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Photograph of Allama Nasiruddin Nasir Hunzai

Description: Photograph of (late) Allama Nasiruddin Nasir Hunzai, A famous Hunza Burushaski poet, a religious scholar and prolific writer. He is considered to be the first ever to publish Burushaski poetry. He is also one of the few who devised Perso-Arabic based alphabets to write Burushaski. His Burushaski-Urdu Dictionary was published posthumously by the Burushaski Research Academy (BRA) - The NGO that he had founded. He is also known as "Baba-e-Burushaski" (the father of (Hunza) Burushaski).
Date: [2010-07..2010-08]
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information
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