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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 Baduldana

Description: Recording of Juru reciting "Baduldana," in the Yasin dialect. This is a popular story that tells about a king named Baduldana that was unable to sire children. To help him, his servants go out into a barren land searching for a mystical man, and when they bring him back, he helps the King.
Date: July 26, 2010
Duration: 9 minutes 43 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of The Sparrow's Pearls

Description: Recording of Naseema Ali, a teacher, reciting "Chine Maghuyo," in the Nagar dialect. In this popular story a sparrow wants a string of pearls, but is unable to reach them, so it tricks thing after thing into doing its bidding.
Date: July 27, 2010
Duration: 2 minutes 36 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Shuwa Wau

Description: Recording of Namak Alam reciting "Shuwa wau," in the Yasin dialect. This is a popular story that shows the importance of good morals in life.
Date: May 5, 2010
Duration: 15 minutes 17 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 cultural events

Description: Recording of Bakhtawar Shah, a government servant, reciting a narrative about a cultural event in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 26, 2010
Duration: 10 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Hamale Khatun

Description: Recording of Naseema Ali, a teacher, 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
Duration: 6 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of "King and The Old Woman" by Ramzan Ali

Description: Recording of Ramzan Ali reciting the story "Baadshaah ke Jaṭkus," (King and The Old Woman) in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story a king is widowed, so his sons go find him a new bride. When she gives birth to a child, a wise woman comes to tell her that her baby will rule the Kingdom, not the two elder sons.
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Date: June 26, 2010
Duration: 38 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Ali, Ramazan
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Sakhi

Description: Recording of Badaq, a carpenter, reciting "Sakhi," in the Yasin dialect. This is a popular story of a historical narrative.
Date: June 26, 2010
Duration: 10 minutes 37 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Hindiye Shikari

Description: Recording of Dawar Muneem reciting "Hindi-e-shikari," a popular story in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski.
Date: June 2011
Duration: 11 minutes 37 seconds
Creator: Karim, Piar
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description of traditional duck hunting

Description: Recording of Imam Yar Baig reciting a traditional cultural account on duck hunting in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: June 19, 2010
Duration: 11 minutes 55 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about Yasin festivals

Description: Recording of Shah Rahim Khan discussing different festivals celebrated in Yasin. He gives his narrative in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: June 14, 2014
Duration: 23 minutes 43 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

Bulbul Murad discussing Burusho culture

Description: Recording of Bulbul Murad discussing Burusho culture in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 26, 2010
Duration: 2 minutes 58 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Sheryar

Description: Recording of Badshai Khan, also known as Tatako, reciting "Sheryar," a popular story in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 26, 2010
Duration: 4 minutes 11 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

Monologue on Burusho culture

Description: Recording of Muhammed Wazir Khan ("Wazir Shafi"), a speaker of the Yasin dialect of Burushaski, reciting a narrative on Burusho culture.
Date: July 27, 2010
Duration: 15 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Girkis and Maghlot

Description: Recording of Mohamad Jabir reciting "Girkis and Maghlot," a popular story in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski.
Date: 2010
Duration: 26 minutes 17 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

Monologue on Hemaz

Description: Recording of Mohammad Nadir Khan reciting an account of the cultural festival of Hemaz. He is speaking in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 26, 2010
Duration: 2 minutes 22 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue on Burusho weddings

Description: Recording of Durdana Khan reciting an account of the cultural traditions of Burusho weddings in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 8, 2010
Duration: 14 minutes 33 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about the history of music

Description: Recording of Ali Murad Khan discussing the history of local music. In this recording, which is in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski, Khan talks about the life of musicians.
Date: June 19, 2010
Duration: 3 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information
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