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dc.contributor.authorBulag, Uradyn E.
dc.contributor.editorBulag, Uradyn E.
dc.contributor.otherBulag, Uradyn E.
dc.description.abstractBürentegüs was a retired border police (hiliin tsagdaa) in Alasha. He was mostly responsible for preventing people from fleeing to Mongolia. In this video, he confirms the existence of three categories of Torghuts in Alasha - Ariin Torghud, Shiliin Torghud and Höh Guyin Torghud, but insists that they are all same, distinguished only by where they live. He also talks about Torghut customs in Alsha, saying that Torghuts in Bayan Nurgan practice strict exogamy. The locals have a saying: “Nagatstaigaa suuval nalaitla bayajna; zeetegee suuval zel hoosorno” – if you marry a maternal relative, you will get really rich; but if you marry a paternal relative, you will lose everything.
dc.description.sponsorshipSponsored by Arcadia Fund, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin
dc.publisherKalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
dc.subjectborder police
dc.subjectAriin Torghud
dc.subjectShiliin Torghud
dc.subjectHöh Guyin Torghud
dc.subjectTorghut customs
dc.titleLife and Customs of Alasha Torghuts

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