Retelling of A Witch and a King transcript

Retelling of A Witch and a King

Recording of Mahida Murad, a housewife, 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: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Retelling of A Black and White Thread Ball transcript

Retelling of A Black and White Thread Ball

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
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Performance of a poem entitled "Um Ba Khudaye" transcript

Performance of a poem entitled "Um Ba Khudaye"

Recording of Raja Safdar Ali Khan reciting the popular poem "um ba Khudaye" in the Srinagar dialect.
Date: July 2003
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Performance of a poem entitled "Dast-e-Khuda" transcript

Performance of a poem entitled "Dast-e-Khuda"

Recording of Raja Safdar Ali Khan, a retired school teacher, reciting the poem "Dast-e-Khuda," in the Srinagar dialect.
Date: July 2003
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Retelling of The Fox and the Rooster transcript

Retelling of The Fox and the Rooster

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
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Retelling of Baduldana transcript

Retelling of Baduldana

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
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Retelling of The Sparrow's Pearls transcript

Retelling of The Sparrow's Pearls

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
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Retelling of Shuwa Wau transcript

Retelling of Shuwa Wau

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
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Retelling of Hira and Moti transcript

Retelling of Hira and Moti

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
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Performance of a song entitled "Mahi Re Hindi" transcript

Performance of a song entitled "Mahi Re Hindi"

Recording of a song sung by a little girl in Hindi.
Date: 2011
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Monologue on cultural events transcript

Monologue on cultural events

Recording of Bakhtawar Shah, a government servant, reciting a narrative about a cultural event in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 26, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Retelling of Hamale Khatun transcript

Retelling of Hamale Khatun

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
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Retelling of The Story of a Princess transcript

Retelling of The Story of a Princess

Recording of Mimi reciting "the Story of a Princess," in the Srinagar dialect. This is a popular story told to children, and tells the story of a Burusho princess.
Date: Spring 2004
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Retelling of Torti and Potorti transcript

Retelling of Torti and Potorti

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
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Retelling of Sakhi transcript

Retelling of Sakhi

Recording of Badaq, a carpenter, reciting "Sakhi," in the Yasin dialect. This is a popular story of a historical narrative.
Date: June 26, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Personal narrative on family history by Raja Sakhawat Ali Khan transcript

Personal narrative on family history by Raja Sakhawat Ali Khan

Recording of Raja Sakhawat Ali Khan reciting a personal narrative of his family history in the Srinagar dialect. He recalls how his ancestry came to Srinagar. He tells of his fathers, and his brothers and their children, and his own children, and what they work as.
Date: July 2003
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Performance of a poem entitled "Um Ba Khudaye" transcript

Performance of a poem entitled "Um Ba Khudaye"

Recording of Raja Tasleem Khan, a magistrate, reciting the poem "um ba khudaye," in the Srinagar dialect.
Date: July 2003
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Retelling of Maghlot and Girkits transcript

Retelling of Maghlot and Girkits

Recording of Raja Jamsheed Ali Khan reciting "Maghlot ke Girkits" ('weasel and rat') in the Srinagar dialect. In this popular story two boys are born conjoined, and are separated by a knife. The two brothers are raised by two separate clans, always meeting in constant contention with each other, giving them the nicknames Maghlot ('weasel') and Girkits ('rat') for their physical and behavioral traits. Knowing the brothers would create instability, the king separates the kingdom into two halves, creating the divide between the Hunza and the Nagar people.
Date: June 14, 2014
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Discussion about riddles transcript

Discussion about riddles

Recording of Gul Nasreen and Farida Bibi discussing mixed riddles in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski.
Date: May 25, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Performance of situational jokes transcript

Performance of situational jokes

Recording of Laila Khan reciting a series of situational jokes in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski.
Date: May 29, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Description of a shuwanchale hoy recipe transcript

Description of a shuwanchale hoy recipe

Recording of Ruqayya sharing a recipe for “Shuwanchale Hoi”, or a Vegetables, in the Nagar dialect. The leafy green is blanched, then drained, and cooked in oil with green onion, coriander, and green peppers.
Date: July 26, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Discussion about the song entitled "Wahdate Shaan" in Urdu transcript

Discussion about the song entitled "Wahdate Shaan" in Urdu

Recording of Ghulamuddin Hunzai translating the story Wahdate Shaan into Urdu.
Date: July 30, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Description of a nagere sharbat recipe transcript

Description of a nagere sharbat recipe

Recording of Ruqayya sharing a recipe for “Nagere Sharbat” in the Nagar dialect. The Nagar-style wheat porridge is made by adding flour bit-by-bit to buttered water.
Date: July 26, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Description of a chhap shuro recipe transcript

Description of a chhap shuro recipe

Recording of Ruqayya sharing a recipe for “Chap Shuro”, or a meat pizza, in the Nagar dialect. Minced meat is spiced and placed between two flat-rolled doughs, and baked.
Date: July 26, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library