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Retelling of the Pear Story: Surmangol

Description: The Pear Story is a video stimulus commonly utilized in language documentation where speakers are shown the silent six minute video and then asked to describe it. In the video, a young boy steals a basket of pears from a farmer, then shares the stolen pears with three boys. This is a recording of H. Surmangol Sharma’s retelling of the Pear Story.
Date: September 14, 2007
Creator: Thounaojam, Harimohom
Partner: UNT College of Information

Audio of Binodini's Asangba Nongjabi (Part B)

Description: Recording of Binodini's Asangba Nogjabi.
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Date: 1994
Creator: Binodini, 1922-2011
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Tagore Songs in Manipuri

Description: Translations of Tagore songs by MK Binodini Devi, Maibam Haricharan, RK Surendrajit, and Ayekpam Shyamsundar Singh, performed by Roop Raag. Binodini translated 28 of these songs written and composed by Rabindranath Tagore from the original Bangla.
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Date: unknown
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Recording of the Burushaski story "The Intellegent Horse"

Description: Recording of Imam Yar Baig reciting the story "Aqalin-e-Hagur," (An Intelligent Horse) in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story, a princes is married to a demonic being but is rescued by her intelligent horse.
Date: June 19, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative by Ali Dawar

Description: Recording of Muneem Dawar reciting a personal account in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski.
Date: December 17, 2010
Creator: Karim, Piar
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of Vau Sen -A song nature thanking God for his wonderful creation

Description: Sumshot Khular singing Vau Sen, a song about nature, mountains, hills, trees. wind, water, stars, moon, clouds and all the wonderful creation of the creator God. Calling youths of today, let us rise up to save the environment. Composed by Tony Khular of Thamlakhuren village, Chandel district, Manipur.
Date: August 16, 2016
Creator: Khular, Sumshot
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
Creator: Ali, Ramazan
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Elicitation of kinship terms

Description: Recording of a wordlist of kinship terms in Mankiyali, translated from English. The speaker was born in 1981.
Date: December 12, 2019
Creator: Iqbal, Javid
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of agricultural terms

Description: Recording of a wordlist of agricultural terms, such as names for various farming tools, fields, and various other agricultural topics. The speaker was born in 1985,
Date: December 16, 2019
Creator: Iqbal, Javid
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of animals

Description: Recording of an elicitation of a wordlist for names for several animals in Mankiyali. The words were elicitated from English to Mankiyali. The speaker was born in 1981
Date: December 16, 2019
Creator: Shah, Midhat
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about Burushaski months and activities

Description: Recording of Ramazan Ali discussing names of various months and related common activities in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski.
Date: June 26, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of a poem about Lalik Jan

Description: Recording of Bulbul-e-Yasin reciting a poem on Lalik Jan in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: June 13, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Traditional narrative about unity

Description: Recording of a traditional story about a king who teaches his sons that unity is strength. He explains that one person by himself, just like one stick, can be broken easily, but many people together, like many sticks, cannot be so easily broken. Aurang Zeb - born 1985 - told the story while Gohar Rehman, born 1981, listened.
Date: July 14, 2019
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of the story of a woman's wisdom

Description: Recording of a story about an evil man who used to get married and then kill his wives. Eventually, he married a very wise girl, and she used her wisdom to make him a gentle man. Abdul Qayum, born 1955, told the story while Alam Zeb, born 1987, listened and asked questions.
Date: July 13, 2019
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about Burushaski words

Description: Recording of Gul Nadir Khan and Wazir Khan having a conversation in the Yasin dialect about words in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: June 12, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion of narrative 354a

Description: Recording of a discussion at the 2016 Orthography Workshop at Don Bosco, Assam.
Date: January 22, 2016
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion of narrative 353b

Description: Recording of a discussion at the 2016 Orthography Workshop at Don Bosco, Assam.
Date: January 22, 2016
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion of narrative 354b

Description: Recording of a discussion at the 2016 Orthography Workshop at Don Bosco, Assam.
Date: January 22, 2016
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue on Boyu

Description: Recording of Mohammad Nadir Khan discussing Boyu, ancient goddesses, in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 27, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of a poem entitled "Ajo Mathan" (second version)

Description: Recording of Basharat Shafi reciting the poem “Ajo Mathan”, or “Very Far” in the Yasin dialect. The poem likens being apart to worsening ones behavior, and going home helps repair the soul.
Date: June 8, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of a poem entitled "Like a Pearl"

Description: Recording of Basharat Shafi reciting "Like a Pearl," a poem in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski. The Burushaski name of this poem is "Maghon Jawan".
Date: June 8, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue on the history of polo

Description: Recording of Abdullah reciting a historical account of Polo in the Nagar dialect. Abdullah tells the history of the people throughout Nagar, and how after Winter the Kings would congregate the people of different villages, and concerts and competitions would be held.
Date: June 26, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information