The film tells about the life of a small village in the Kosh-Agashinsky district of the Altai Territory. The film includes episodes: an ancient wedding ceremony, a commemoration, a shaman's ritual, the making of a national drink - araki. The film uses the following filming: 1 part. The landscape of Altai mountains, a view of a village in the mountains, a shepherd grazes a flock of sheep, a shaman prepares a memorial ceremony, men saw firewood, two boys are fighting, a woman milks a mare, villagers are at a memorial service, a shaman performs his ceremony. Preparation of the wedding ceremony. 2 part. Women prepare the bride, the shaman performs his rite in a yurt, the sight of a burning fire, the making of the national drink - araki, a general view of the wedding feast, men are dancing, women are singing.