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Humanitarian sciences in Siberia

2012 year, number 2

The Phenomenon of Women's Pogo Pectoral In the Cultural and Historical Heritage of Khakass Republic

M.V. Moskvina, E.V. Samushkina
Keywords: cultural and historical heritage, symbolization of ethnicity, women's adornment, pogo
Pages: 100-107


The authors study a traditional Khakass women's breast adornment (pogo), its semantics, symbolism and place in the structure of cultural and historical heritage of the Khakass  Republic. The authors conclude that pogo has become a part of heraldic art and symbolizes the polyethnic Khakass society.