Folk knowledge products bring up the emotions and thoughts of folk. In these products the characteristict of society are hidden. It is possible to see the thought and life styles of people clearly in stories which are also the part of Folk knowledge products. In our article Salur Kazan and the tip of herdsman, in "Salur Kazan'ın Evinin Yağmalandığı Boy" which takes place in the stories of Dede Korkut is studied. The herdsman in this story is prominent because of being a member of common people. The personality traits of the herdsman are clarified. The clarification of personality traits of the herdsman who is a member of common people is also prominent because it gives opinion about the characteristics of Oğuz people in that period.
Herdsman, Salur Kazan, people, heroism