Wedding ritual complex of Kuma Nogais
The article is devoted to the study of the traditional wedding ritual of Kuma Nogais. The author aims to identify the structure of the wedding ritual and make comparative description of its versions – reconstructed by the stories of informants and according nowadays forms. Materials of the research were obtained during the expedition in the village Kangly of Mineralovodsky district, Stavropolsky region.
Kuma Nogais, wedding ritual, traditional and contemporary versions.