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Account by Wazir Abbas discussing the history of Polo

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
Item Type: Sound

Account by Abdullah of The Wazir of Shiri Badat

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
Item Type: Sound

Conversation with Abdullah over Useful Objects

Description: Recording of Abdullah discussing the tools and utensils created and used by older Burusho generations. Spoken in the Nagar dialect, 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
Item Type: Sound

Personal 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
Item Type: Sound

Story 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
Item Type: Sound

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
Item Type: Sound

Poem by Naat Ahmad

Description: Recording of Naat Ahmad reciting a poem in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski.
Date: June 26, 2010
Creator: Ahmad, Naat
Item Type: Sound

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
Item Type: Sound

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
Item Type: Sound

Sociodemographic characteristics and sexual behavior as risk factors for human papillomavirus infection in Saudi Arabia

Description: This article seeks to determine the prevalence and the sociodemographic characteristics and sexual behavior risk factors for human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in a hospital-based cohort of women in Saudi Arabia.
Date: April 3, 2016
Creator: Alhamlan, F.S.; Khayat, H.H.; Ramisetty-Mikler, Suhasini; Al-Muammar, T.A.; Tulbah, A.M.; Al-Badawi, I.A. et al.
Item Type: Article

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
Item Type: Sound

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
Item Type: Sound