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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 The Fox and the Rooster

Description: Recording of Raja Safdar Ali Khan, a retired school teacher, reciting "the Fox and the Rooster," in the Srinagar dialect. This popular story tells of a hungry fox and a boastful rooster, and advises children to be aware of how they speak and act.
Date: June 2004
Duration: 6 minutes 26 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 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 Hira and Moti

Description: Recording of Huma Safdar, a student, reciting "Hira and Moti," in the Srinagar dialect. This is a popular story told amongst Srinagar burushos.
Date: June 2008
Duration: 8 minutes 44 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

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

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 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

Retelling of Surung Thuko

Description: Recording of Abida reciting “Surung Thuku” in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. This popular story is told to kids. A man named Surung Thuku is taken captive by an evil grandmother who wishes to eat him, but he tricks her into eating her granddaughter instead, and escapes
Date: July 28, 2010
Duration: 3 minutes 25 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Tiliti Tham

Description: Recording of Badshai Khan, also known as Tatako, reciting "Tiliti Tham," a popular story in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: June 12, 2010
Duration: 23 minutes 09 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 Qassulo

Description: Recording of Bano reciting "Qassulo," a popular story in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski.
Date: 2010
Duration: 1 minute 21 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Gulandan Wazir

Description: Recording of Imam Yar Baig reciting "Gulandan Wazir," a popular story in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 27, 2010
Duration: 4 minutes 20 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Limpi Kisar

Description: Recording of Gul Nasreen reciting "Limpi Kisar," a popular story in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story Limpi Kisar was married to a woman, and she was stolen on their wedding day by an ogre. He travels up mountains to get his wife back.
Date: May 25, 2010
Duration: 14 minutes 46 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Guse Hir Abad Echo

Description: Recording of Namak Alam reciting "Guse Hir Abad Echo," a popular story in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: June 6, 2010
Duration: 14 minutes 42 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

Retelling of Quli O Laskir-e Minas

Description: Recording of Dawar Muneeb reciting "Quli o Laskir-e Minas," a popular story in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski.
Date: June 2011
Duration: 7 minutes 29 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Flying Horse and Giant Monster in Urdu

Description: Recording of Samina explaining the story "Haghur ke Phut" in Urdu. This is a popular story about a flying horse and a monster. The story was originally narrated by Mahida Murad in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski, and this is an explanation/translation of it into Urdu by Mahida's daughter, Samina.
Date: July 2010
Duration: 18 minutes 57 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information
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