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Account on the History of Polo by Wazir Abbas

Description: Recording of Wazir Abbas telling the History of Polo in the Nagar dialect. Abbas claims that the modern version of Polo on horses originated in Nagar. He then tells of a battle between the people of Nagar and Hunza.
Date: October 15, 2012
Creator: Abbas, Wazir
Partner: UNT College of Information

Account by Abdullah on Fighting with a Bear

Description: Recording of Abdullah sharing a personal account entitled “Fighting with a Bear” in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. In this recollection, Abdullah recalls working in a great field in Kaceli with a team from France, and a bear was disturbing everyone in the area. One night the bear approached his tent, and Abdullah had to scare the bear away for a bit.
Date: June 26, 2010
Creator: Abdullah
Partner: UNT College of Information

Account on the History of Polo by Abdullah

Description: Recording of Abdullah reciting a historical account of Polo in the Nagar dialect. Abdullah tells the history of the people throughout Nagar, and how after Winter the Kings would congregate the people of different villages, and concerts and competitions would be held.
Date: June 26, 2010
Creator: Abdullah
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation with Abdullah about items of traditional use

Description: Recording of Abdullah discussing the tools and utensils created and used by older Burusho generations. A speaker of the Nagar dialect of Burushaski, Abdullah recalls the names and uses of several utensils, such as watermills, mousetraps, digging sticks, stone grinders to name a few.
Date: June 26, 2010
Creator: Abdullah
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Vazir of Shiri Badat by Abdullah

Description: Recording of Abdullah Minapin reciting an account of The Wazir of Shiri Badat in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. In this story, Abdullah’s relative moves to the kingdom of a godlike Shiri Badat, who appoints Abdullah’s ancestor to the position of a minister (Wazir). Shiri Badat tastes a goat who was fed human milk, and grew enamored with the taste, and demanded from then on to be sacrificed young boys to eat. Abdullah’s ancestor, Demsing, was horrified, and begged the King’s daughter to tell the town’s people how to kill the tyrant, and she relented.
Date: June 26, 2010
Creator: Abdullah
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Surung Thuku recited by Abida

Description: Recording of Abida reciting “Surung Thuku” in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. This popular story is told to kids. A man named Surung Thuku is taken captive by an evil grandmother who wishes to eat him, but he tricks her into eating her granddaughter instead, and escapes
Date: July 28, 2010
Creator: Abida
Partner: UNT College of Information

Poem by Naat Ahmad

Description: Recording of Naat Ahmad reciting a musical poem in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski.
Date: June 26, 2010
Creator: Ahmad, Naat
Partner: UNT College of Information

Account by Sher Ahmed

Description: Recording of Sher Ahmed reciting a personal narrative in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 26, 2010
Creator: Ahmed, Sher
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation with Sher Ahmed

Description: Recording of Sher Ahmed having a discussion in Urdu in the town of Gilgit, Pakistan.
Date: July 26, 2010
Creator: Ahmed, Sher
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal Account by Sher Ahmed

Description: Recording of Sher Ahmed reciting a personal account in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 27, 2010
Creator: Ahmed, Sher
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Guse Hir Abad Echo by Namak Alam

Description: Recording of Namak Alam reciting "Guse Hir Abad Echo," a popular story in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: June 6, 2010
Creator: Alam, Namak
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Shuwa Wau by Namak Alam

Description: Recording of Namak Alam reciting "Shuwa wau," in the Yasin dialect. This is a popular story that shows the importance of good morals in life.
Date: May 5, 2010
Creator: Alam, Namak
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation with Jamsheed Ali

Description: Recording of Jamsheed Ali talking in the Srinagar dialect of Burushaski.
Date: June 2010
Creator: Ali, Jamsheed
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation with Jamsheed Ali and Safdar Ali

Description: Recording of Raja Safdar Ali discussing the Buruskaski Documentation Project in the Srinagar dialect of Burushaski with friend Raja Jamsheed Ali
Date: July 2003
Creator: Ali, Jamsheed
Partner: UNT College of Information

Proverbs by Naseema Ali

Description: Recording of Naseema Ali, a speaker of Nagar Burushaski, reciting a string of proverbs.
Date: July 30, 2010
Creator: Ali, Naseema
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Hamale Khatun by Naseema Ali

Description: Recording of Naseema Ali reciting "Hamale Khatun," in the Nagar dialect. In this popular story Hamale Khatun is invited to the house of a paranormal Queen, and stiches clothing for all of her sons and daughters at their weddings. When she returns home, Hamale Khatun comes with warnings to remain moral by the Queen, and tries to make sure her children obey them.
Date: July 27, 2010
Creator: Ali, Naseema
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of The Sparrow's Pearls by Naseema Ali

Description: Recording of Naseema Ali reciting "Chine Maghuyo," in the Nagar dialect. In this popular story a sparrow wants a string of pearls, but is unable to reach them, so it tricks thing after thing into doing its bidding.
Date: July 27, 2010
Creator: Ali, Naseema
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Badshah and Jatkus by Ramzan Ali

Description: Recording of Ramzan Ali reciting "Badshah ke Jatkus," in the Nagar dialect. In this popular story A King is widowed, so his sons go find him a new bride. When she gives birth to a boy, a wise woman comes to tell her that her baby will rule the Kingdom, not the two elder sons.
Date: June 26, 2010
Creator: Ali, Ramzan
Partner: UNT College of Information