Historian and ethnographer V.Ya.Butanaev tells about the origin of the Khakass people.
The man in national costume perform folk songs.
Mountain View Forest.
The winner is awarded a ram.
Family in national costumes on the porch of the house.
Wooden relief: the shaman.
Girls perform public rituals.
Elderly woman decorates the tree.
Wooden relief: a picture of people's lives.
People in the service in the Orthodox church.
Photo Khakassian family late XIX - early XX century.
View of the Yenisei River and the mountain slopes.
Trees on the hillside. V.Ya.
Butanaev in the hall of the museum tells the story of runic writing.
Idols and obelisks with traces of writing. V.Ya.
Butanaev translates the inscription on a stone slab.
Idols and obelisks.
Rock paintings. V.Ya.
Stalks of grass.
Photos folk life late XIX - early XX century.
The forest on the mountain slopes.
Children and adults dressed in national costumes.
Mugs bottled milk.
A woman treats milk holiday guests.
Girls in national costumes of people go by.
Laying Christmas tree garland at the monument to the heroes of World War II.
Death toll on the monument.
Selecting the elders of the clan.
Members and guests in the hall.
Operators are shooting.
Elder raises the flag.
An elderly woman pours milk into the fire.
The opening of the memorial obelisk.
Boilers at the stake.
Food on the table.
The man cut up the ram.
Lit the fire.
A man brings a symbolic sacrifice of the fire.
People at the festive table.
A woman up the hill.
The man in national costume performs ritual.
The girl is waving at the camera.
Man plays zhetygen.
Butanaev VJ - Ethnographer, doctor of historical sciences, professor, academician of the Russian Academy of Social Sciences, Honored Worker of Science of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Khakassia.
Locations: Kyrgyzstan  Republic of Khakassia