Udihe

The fairy and the ten bald spirits

In this folktale, a young fairy uses her magic and malice to escape ten bald evil spirits and avoids being eaten by them.

Recording: Udihe videos were recorded by Maria Tolskaya, some with participation of Elena Perekhvalskaya, in 2006 in the village Krasnyy Yar and in 2011 in the village Agzu.

Note: Similar motifs are found in Nikolaeva et al. (2002, 2003, Text 10).

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