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Story of An Intelligent Woman by Ali Raza

Description: Recording of Ali Raza reciting “Aqale Gus” in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story a prince travels to search for the answer of his father’s troubles. In his travels he meets an old man whom he irritates, but lets the prince stay at his house overnight. The old man’s daughter is great at interpreting problems, and they are married, and she returns to the kingdom to aide the King.
Date: October 15, 2012
Creator: Raza, Ali
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Gulzaada Gushpur by Ali Raza

Description: Recording of Ali Raza reciting the story of "Gulzaada Gushpur" ('Prince Gulzaada') in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story Prince Gulzaada wanders into a strange and wonderful land, where he finds a beautiful fairy bathing in a waterfall. He steals her clothing and convinces her to be his wife, but he must promise to remain faithful to her, else she eat his head. When he was forced to marry, the fairy stole him away to Fairyland.
Date: October 15, 2012
Creator: Raza, Ali
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of The Sea Sand Pot recited by Ibrahim

Description: Recording of Ibrahim reciting “The Sea Sand Pot” in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story a King tells all of his subjects to kill their old parents, but an obedient son hides his father in a trench. Afterward, the King orders the subjects to make a sea sand pot, or a sand chidin, which is a large iron pot used to make food for a thousand people for festivals. None of the villagers knew how, so they approached the hidden father, who told them that it was an impossible task. They told the King that the task was accomplished, but this wisdom proved to the King that an elderly person was saved.
Date: October 15, 2012
Creator: Ibrahim
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Baqti Jamal and Alqash by Bano

Description: Recording of Bano reciting “Baqti Jamal ke Alqash,” in the Hunza dialect. This popular story tells a tale of Baqti Jamal and Alqash, two friends that grew old together. One day on a picnic, Baqti Jamal found a golden treasure, and decided to share it with Alqash, but Alqash was greedy, and killed Baqti Jamal to keep the gold to himself. One day Alqash, now a wealthy minister to the king, needed help deciphering dreams, called upon Baqti Jamal’s son Abu Zare Jamhur, who held a book of prophecies
Date: September 15, 2012
Creator: Bano
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Bilbal Wazir by Bano

Description: Recording of Bano reciting “Bilbal Wazir” in the Hunza dialect. This is a popular story about Minister Bilbal, who was once a worker, and spent his money before he came home t his wife. He then proves his wisdom by not doing what he was told, and became a minister.
Date: September 15, 2012
Creator: Bano
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Mythical Donkey of Barashal by Muneeb Dawar

Description: Recording of Muneeb Dawar narrating the story "Barashale Qaan Zrakun" ('mythical donkey of Barashal') in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski.
Date: August 7, 2011
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Bulchi Tthoko and the Witch by Muneeb Dawar

Description: Recording of Muneeb Dawar reciting "Bulchi Thoko ke Danglathas," a popular story in the region, in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski. Bulchi Tthoko is an old male name in Burushaski and "Ddanglatthas" is the word for 'witch'.
Date: August 5, 2011
Creator: Muneeb Dawar
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Manulum Dado Dawar Muneeb

Description: Recording of Dawar Muneeb reciting "Manulum Dado," a popular story in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski.
Date: August 2011
Creator: Muneeb, Dawar
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Hindiye Shikari by Muneeb Dawar

Description: Recording of Duwar Muneeb reciting "Hindi-e-shikari," a popular story in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski.
Date: June 2011
Creator: Muneeb, Dawar
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Hir Bilas by Muneeb Dawar

Description: Recording of Dawar Muneeb reciting "Hir Bilas," a popular story, in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski.
Date: June 2011
Creator: Muneeb, Dawar
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Manulum Daado by Muneeb Dawar

Description: Recording of Dawar Muneeb reciting "Manulum Daado" (lit. 'grandfather or old man from Man'), a popular story in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski. According to the story, "Man" is the name of a pasture in Shispar meadows.
Date: June 2011
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Quli O Laskir-e Minas by Dawar Muneeb

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

Story of Quli-o-Laskir-e-minas by Dawar-Muneeb

Description: Recording of Dawar Muneeb reciting "Quli-o-Laskir-e-minas," a popular story. This story is told in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski.
Date: June 2011
Creator: Muneeb, Dawar
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Juniper Tree of Boyo by Dawar Muneeb

Description: A recoding of Dawar Muneem reciting “The Juniper Tree of Boyo,” in the Hunza dialect. This story tells of a Big Juniper Tree before Islam came to the region. Under the tree lived creatures that were a mix of a puppy and a penguin, and they were fed to bring good luck to families. When people would cut the tree, it was thought that the tree would take revenge, either by killing the criminal, or by driving them crazy.
Date: May 8, 2011
Creator: Dawar, Muneeb
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Qaan Zrakun by Muneeb Dawar

Description: Recording of Muneeb Dawar reciting "Qaan Zrakun," a popular story in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski.
Date: 2011
Creator: Muneeb, Dawar
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Grandfather Puno by Dawar Muneeb

Description: A recording of dawar Muneem reciting the story “Daado Puno” in the Hinza dialect. This story describes the history of “Bophaw”, the custom of sowing seeds in January by the Hunza Burushos. It is said that there was a very virtuous man several centuries ago, who began this tradition.
Date: December 18, 2010
Creator: Muneeb, Dawar
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Shon Gukur by Duwar Muneeb

Description: 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: December 17, 2010
Creator: Muneeb, Dawar
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Flying Horse and Giant Monster

Description: Recording of Mahida Murad reciting “A flying Horse and a giant Monster,” in the Hunza dialect. In this popular story a princess is hidden away by her father, but an ogre discovers her presence. He goes to the king to ask for her hand in marriage, but the King refuses to agree unless the Ogre knows her name. The princess refused to marry the ogre, and runs away on a flying horse.
Date: August 1, 2010
Creator: Murad, Mahida
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of A Witch and a King by Mahida Murad

Description: Recording of Mahida Murad reciting “Danlathas ke Baadsha” in the Hunza dialect. In this popular story a Witch kills some princes and scares the King into marrying her. She took all of the King’s daughter-in-laws and stole their eyes, sealing them into a pit hidden away from the kingdom. The youngest raises her child, and he must save his mother and aunties.
Date: July 30, 2010
Creator: Murad, Mahida
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story 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
Creator: Khan, Muhammad Wazir
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Boddi Buddaari by Muhammad Wazir Khan

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
Creator: Khan, Muhammad Wazir
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Ch'en by Muhammad Wazir Khan

Description: Recording of Wazir Shafi reciting "Ch'en," a popular story in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 29, 2010
Creator: Khan, Muhammad Wazir
Partner: UNT College of Information