Northern Khanty

Kuzma and his strong comrades

A narrative about Kuzma, a man with the strength of twenty men, and his epic journey to the rich city to marry a rich man’s daughter. During his travel to the city, Kuzma makes three friends: a man with the strength of fifty men, one with the strength of a hundred men and one with the strength of a hundred and fifty men. Together they fight the army of soldiers sent by the rich man to kill them and Kuzma succeeds.

Recording: The story was recorded in Katravozh in 1990 by Irina Nikolaeva.

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