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Description of Ruqayya's Recipes

Description: Recording of Piar Karim translating the recipes for nagere šarbat, ɣumaldi, and burus ṣapik given by Ruqayya from Nagar Burushaski to Urdu.
Date: July 26, 2010
Duration: 1 minute 43 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of A Kind Man

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
Duration: 10 minutes 10 seconds
Creator: Karim, Piar
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Flying Horse and Giant Monster in Urdu

Description: Recording of Samina explaining the story "Haghur ke Phut" in Urdu. This is a popular story about a flying horse and a monster. The story was originally narrated by Mahida Murad in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski, and this is an explanation/translation of it into Urdu by Mahida's daughter, Samina.
Date: July 2010
Duration: 18 minutes 57 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Grandfather Puno

Description: A recording of Dawar Muneeb reciting the story “Daado Puno” in the Hunza dialect. This story describes the history of “Bophaw”, the custom of sowing seeds in January by the Hunza Burushos. It is said that there was a very virtuous man several centuries ago, who began this tradition.
Date: December 18, 2010
Duration: 24 minutes 12 seconds
Creator: Karim, Piar
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Baqti Jamaal and Alqash

Description: Recording of Bano reciting “Baqti Jamal ke Alqash,” in the Hunza dialect. This popular story tells a tale of Baqti Jamal and Alqash, two friends that grew old together. One day on a picnic, Baqti Jamal found a golden treasure, and decided to share it with Alqash, but Alqash was greedy, and killed Baqti Jamal to keep the gold to himself. One day Alqash, now a wealthy minister to the king, needed help deciphering dreams, called upon Baqti Jamal’s son Abu Zare Jamhur, who held a book of prophecies
Date: September 15, 2012
Duration: 14 minutes 29 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Bulchi Tthoko and the Witch

Description: Recording of Muneem Dawar reciting "Bulchi Thoko ke Danglathas," a popular story in the region, in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski. Bulchi Tthoko is an old male name in Burushaski and "Ddanglatthas" is the word for 'witch'.
Date: August 5, 2011
Duration: 10 minutes 13 seconds
Creator: Karim, Piar
Partner: UNT College of Information
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