Udihe

Sisam Zauli and the hero

A folktale about a heroic man and his adventurous travels. When the hero’s heart is killed by an evil spirit, the good spirit Sisam Zauli, brings him back to life and helps him recover his heart.

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.

“Shaman” by Ivan Dunkay.  Image source http://www.newsvl.ru/vlad/2009/10/31/70524/

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