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Retelling of A Black and White Thread Ball

Description: A reciting of "A Black and White Thread Ball" by Laila Khan, a housewife, in the Hunza dialect. In this popular story a young shepherd abandons his duties in order to court a girl who was born out of gold and silver to poor parents.
Date: May 29, 2010
Duration: 26 minutes 45 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Torti and Potorti

Description: Recording of Muhammad Wazir Khan ("Wazir Shafi") reciting the story “Torti Putorti” ('Torti and Potorti') in the Yasin dialect. In this popular story, two sisters named Torti and Potorti, are plucking vegetables from the garden. When Potorti plucks a carrot from the field, a ghost is released.
Date: July 29, 2010
Duration: 3 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue on Misgar Valley

Description: A recording 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.
Date: May 29, 2010
Duration: 7 minutes 27 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of situational jokes

Description: Recording of Laila Khan reciting a series of situational jokes in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski.
Date: May 29, 2010
Duration: 7 minutes 31 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Boddi Buddaari (Introduction)

Description: Recording of Wazir Shafi reciting an introduction to "Bodi Budaari," a popular story in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 29, 2010
Duration: 22 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Boddi Buddaari

Description: Recording of Kuhammad Wazir Khan ("Wazir Shafi") reciting the story of “Bodi Buddaari” in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski. This popular story stars two sisters, one named Bodi, one named Buddaari.
Date: July 29, 2010
Duration: 2 minutes 35 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of A Simple Sparrow

Description: Recording of Wazir Shafi translating the story of Saada Chinan from the Yasin dialect of Burushaski into Urdu.
Date: July 29, 2010
Duration: 5 minutes 09 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of A Simple Sparrow

Description: Recording of Muhammad Wazir Khan ("Wazir Shafi") reciting the story "saada crhin" ('a simple sparrow'), a popular story in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 29, 2010
Duration: 4 minutes 26 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about Burushaski names of months

Description: Recording of Laila Khanum discussing the names of the months in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski.
Date: May 29, 2010
Duration: 15 minutes 30 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Choke Minas

Description: Recording of Wazir Shafi reciting "Choke Minas," a popular story in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 29, 2010
Duration: 3 minutes 16 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Baadil Jamaal

Description: Recording of Laila Khan reciting "Baadil Jamaal," a popular story for the Burushos. The recording was done in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski.
Date: May 29, 2010
Duration: 15 minutes 22 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Choke Minas in Urdu

Description: Recording of Muhammad Wazir Khan (or "Wazir Shafi") translating and discussing the story of an owl (known as "Chok-e Minas" in Burushaski) in Urdu. The story was originally recording in Yasin Burushaski, which Khan is a speaker of.
Date: July 29, 2010
Duration: 4 minutes 13 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Ch'en

Description: Recording of Wazir Shafi reciting "Ch'en," a popular story in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 29, 2010
Duration: 2 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Translation of Torti Puturti by Wazir Shafi

Description: Recording of Wazir Shafi translating the popular story "Torti and Puturti," from the Yasin dialect of Burushaski into Urdu.
Date: July 29, 2010
Duration: 4 minutes 22 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of words with closed long syllables

Description: Recording of an elicitation of words with closed long syllables (CVVC) in different positions. The purpose is to determine the relative weight of closed long syllables for primary word stress placement. Gohar Rehman is a male shop keeper who is 38 years old at the time of recording.
Date: April 29, 2021
Duration: 1 minute 46 seconds
Creator: Aurangzeb
Partner: UNT College of Information
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