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Story of Juniper Tree of Boyo by Dawar Muneeb

Description: A recoding of Dawar Muneem reciting “The Juniper Tree of Boyo,” in the Hunza dialect. This story tells of a Big Juniper Tree before Islam came to the region. Under the tree lived creatures that were a mix of a puppy and a penguin, and they were fed to bring good luck to families. When people would cut the tree, it was thought that the tree would take revenge, either by killing the criminal, or by driving them crazy.
Date: May 8, 2011
Creator: Dawar, Muneeb
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