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Conversation with children #4

Description: Recording of Burusho children in Srinagar having a discussion during playtime. The children are speaking in the Srinagar dialect of Burushaski.
Date: 2004
Duration: 10 minutes 07 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Hira and Moti

Description: Recording of Huma Safdar, a student, reciting "Hira and Moti," in the Srinagar dialect. This is a popular story told amongst Srinagar burushos.
Date: June 2008
Duration: 8 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Maghlot and Girkits

Description: Recording of Raja Jamsheed Ali Khan reciting "Maghlot ke Girkits" ('weasel and rat') in the Srinagar dialect. In this popular story two boys are born conjoined, and are separated by a knife. The two brothers are raised by two separate clans, always meeting in constant contention with each other, giving them the nicknames Maghlot ('weasel') and Girkits ('rat') for their physical and behavioral traits. Knowing the brothers would create instability, the king separates the kingdom into two halves, creating the divide between the Hunza and the Nagar people.
Date: June 14, 2014
Duration: 42 minutes 47 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of The Fox and the Rooster

Description: Recording of Raja Safdar Ali Khan, a retired school teacher, reciting "the Fox and the Rooster," in the Srinagar dialect. This popular story tells of a hungry fox and a boastful rooster, and advises children to be aware of how they speak and act.
Date: June 2004
Duration: 6 minutes 26 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information
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