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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

Story of A Kind Man by Suram Daam

Description: A story recited by Suram Daam entitled "A Kind Man," in the Hunza dialect. In this popular story, A father searches for his wife and kids that have left to the fairy realm. As he searches for them, he is allowed to continue his search because many things see how kind he is, and are kind in return.
Date: June 8, 2010
Creator: Daam, Suram
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of An Intelligent Horse by Imam Yar Baig

Description: Recording of Imam Yar Baig reciting "Aqalin-e-Hagur," in the Yasin dialect. In this popular story a girl is told to search for silk in her father’s beard, but finds a flea. She is told to keep the flea in a bag, and watches as the flea grows.
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Date: June 19, 2010
Creator: Baig, Imam Yar
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Manulum Daado by Muneeb Dawar

Description: Recording of Dawar Muneeb reciting "Manulum Daado" (lit. 'grandfather or old man from Man'), a popular story in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski. According to the story, "Man" is the name of a pasture in Shispar meadows.
Date: June 2011
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
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

Story of the Fox and the Rooster

Description: Recording of Raja Safdar Ali Khan 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 wary of how they speak and act.
Date: June 2004
Creator: Khan, Raja Safdar Ali
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