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Story of An Intelligent Woman by Ali Raza

Description: Recording of Ali Raza reciting “Aqale Gus” in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story a prince travels to search for the answer of his father’s troubles. In his travels he meets an old man whom he irritates, but lets the prince stay at his house overnight. The old man’s daughter is great at interpreting problems, and they are married, and she returns to the kingdom to aide the King.
Date: October 15, 2012
Creator: Raza, Ali
Item Type: Sound

Recipe by Ruqayya for Flour Porridge

Description: Recording of Ruqayya sharing a recipe of “Mul” in the Nagar dialect. Mul is a flour porridge, that is mixed and boiled slowly, and set outside to cool.
Date: July 26, 2010
Creator: Ruqayya
Item Type: Sound

Recipe by Ruqayya for Yoghurt Dip

Description: Recording of Ruqayya sharing a recipe for “Ghulmaldi”, a yoghurt dip made for covering thin bread and butter. This is told in the Nagar dialect.
Date: July 26, 2010
Creator: Ruqayya
Item Type: Sound

Story of Nosherwaane the Just by Niyam

Description: Recording of Niyam reciting the story “Nosherwaane the Just” in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story there was a king named Qabaat, who had one muslim minister, and one hindu minister. When one of the minsters explained that two owls were discussing the injustice in Qabaat’s kingdom, he decided to become a very just king, and earned the name Nosherwaane the Just.
Date: July 26, 2010
Creator: Niyam
Item Type: Sound

Very Far by Basharat Shafi

Description: Recording of Basharat Shafi reciting the poem “Ajo Mathan”, or “Very Far” in the Yasin dialect. The poem likens being apart to worsening ones behavior, and going home helps repair the soul.
Date: June 8, 2010
Creator: Shafi, Basharat
Item Type: Sound

Story of Bodi Budaari by Wazir Shafi

Description: Recording of Wazir Shafi reciting the story of “Bodi Budaari” in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski. This popular story stars two sisters, one named Bodi, one named Budaari.
Date: July 29, 2010
Creator: Shafi, Wazir
Item Type: Sound

Account by Mohammad Nadir Khan on Hemaz

Description: Recording of Mohammad Nadir Khan reciting an account of the cultural festival of Hemaz. He is speaking in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 26, 2010
Creator: Khan, Mohammad Nadir
Item Type: Sound