Ma Wei, Ma Jianzhong, and Kevin Stuart. 1999. The Xunhua Salar Wedding. Asian Folklore Studies 58:31-76.

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The Salar, one of China’s fifty-six officially acknowledged nationalities, are a Turkic-speaking Islamic people living primarily in Xunhua Salar Autonomous County in the agricultural area of eastern Qinghai Province. The present article reviews previous Salar wedding studies and describes a wedding in Daxin÷h Agh÷l that includes songs and lengthy wedding speeches in the original Salar with English translation.