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Folklore

consists of legends, music, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, fairy tales, etc.
Baba-Yaga, from Russian folklore

Folklore is the body of expressive culture, including stories, music, dance, legends, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, customs, and more within a particular people. This also includes the oral traditions of that culture, subculture, or group. The academic and usually ethnographic study of folklore is sometimes called folkloristics.