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Proverbs of Ustaad Qadir by Muneeb Dawar

Description: Recording of Muneeb Dawar discussing the proverbs of Ustaad Qadir in the Hunza dialect. Muneeb recalls the stories of Ustaad Qadir and recites some of his proverbs. Ustaad Qadir is sometimes referred to as "Berich Qadiro", although the term "Berich" is perceived to be derogatory by the native speakers. The term has been used to refer to the musicians class, which was stigmatized in the past.
Date: June 8, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Maghlott and Girkis by Raja Jamsheed Ali Khan

Description: Transcription and translation of the recording of Raja Jamsheed Ali Khan narrating the story of "Maghlot ke Girkits" ('weasel and rat') in the Srinagar dialect. In this popular story two boys are born conjoined, and are separated by a knife. The two brothers are raised by two separate clans, always meeting in constant contention with each other, giving them the nicknames Maghlot ('weasel') and Girkits ('rat') for their physical and behavioral traits. Knowing the brothers would create instability, the king separates the kingdom into two halves, creating the divide between the Hunza and the Nagar people
Date: unknown
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
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

Using the mTSES to Evaluate and Optimize mLearning Professional Development

Description: This article reports on the findings from the analysis of data collected using the Mobile Teacher's Sense of Efficacy Scale survey instrument, from an open course about mobile learning called Instructional Design for Mobile Learning that took place from May 4 through June 6, 2015.
Date: June 2016
Creator: Power, Robert; Cristol, Dean; Gimbert, Belinda; Bartoletti, Robin & Kilgore, Whitney
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Hamale Khatun

Description: Transcription and free English translation 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 stitches 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: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Shon Gukur by Dawar Muneeb

Description: Transcription and translation of the recording of Duwar Muneem reciting “Shon Gukur” in the Hunza dialect. This is a popular story about a shaman/minister in Baltit (Karimabad), that gave the Hunza Burushos important wisdom given to him by the fairies that blinded him
Date: 2016
Creator: Sadaf Munshi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of a Kind Man by Suram Daam

Description: Transcription of Suram Daam reciting "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 beings see how kind he is, and are kind in return.This transcription is in Burushaski with translations in English.
Date: June 8, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Historical Account about Misgar Valley by Pari Nimo

Description: Transcription of Pari Nimo reciting a historical narrative and poem about the Misgar valley in the Hunza dialect. “Misgar Valley” explains a little bit about who came to Misgar from Baltit. Transcription is done in Burushaski with translations in English.
Date: May 29, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information