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<br> There are a variety of cultural burial customs among the American Indian tribes.  
There are a variety of cultural burial customs among the American Indian tribes.  
 
  
 
Some of the tribes bury their dead in caves or ravines, walled in with rocks, some in trees, on a scaffolds or buried in or on the ground. The bodies are tightly wrapped in blankets and shawls. Many of the Indian's personal effects are buried with them or deposited on the grave. Relative bring food to a give number of days and leave it for the departed to subsist upon until he or she completes their journey to the "happy hunting grounds."  
 
Some of the tribes bury their dead in caves or ravines, walled in with rocks, some in trees, on a scaffolds or buried in or on the ground. The bodies are tightly wrapped in blankets and shawls. Many of the Indian's personal effects are buried with them or deposited on the grave. Relative bring food to a give number of days and leave it for the departed to subsist upon until he or she completes their journey to the "happy hunting grounds."  
  
 
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:*[[Indians of Alberta|Alberta,]] [[Indians of British Columbia|British Columbia]], [[Indians of Manitoba|Manitoba]], [[Indians of Newfoundland|Newfoundland]], [[Indians of New Brunswick|New Brunswick]], [[Indians of Nova Scotia|Nova Scotia]], [[Indians of Ontario|Ontario,]] [[Indians of Prince Edward Island|Prince Edward Island]], [[Indians of Quebec|Quebec,]] [[Indians of Saskatchewan|Saskatchewan]]
 
:*[[Indians of Alberta|Alberta,]] [[Indians of British Columbia|British Columbia]], [[Indians of Manitoba|Manitoba]], [[Indians of Newfoundland|Newfoundland]], [[Indians of New Brunswick|New Brunswick]], [[Indians of Nova Scotia|Nova Scotia]], [[Indians of Ontario|Ontario,]] [[Indians of Prince Edward Island|Prince Edward Island]], [[Indians of Quebec|Quebec,]] [[Indians of Saskatchewan|Saskatchewan]]
  
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=== Suggested Reading ===
===Suggested Reading===
 
  
 
Bushbnell, David I. ''Native Cemeteries and Forms of Burial East of the Mississippi''. Washington, D.C.&nbsp;: Government Printing Office, 1920.  
 
Bushbnell, David I. ''Native Cemeteries and Forms of Burial East of the Mississippi''. Washington, D.C.&nbsp;: Government Printing Office, 1920.  
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Yarrow, H.C. ''North American Indians Burial Customs''. Ogden, UT: Eagles' View Publishing, 1988.  
 
Yarrow, H.C. ''North American Indians Burial Customs''. Ogden, UT: Eagles' View Publishing, 1988.  
  
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=== References ===
===References===
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[[Category:Indians_of_the_United_States|Census Rolls]] [[Category:American Indian_Cemetery_Records]]
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There are a variety of cultural burial customs among the American Indian tribes.

Some of the tribes bury their dead in caves or ravines, walled in with rocks, some in trees, on a scaffolds or buried in or on the ground. The bodies are tightly wrapped in blankets and shawls. Many of the Indian's personal effects are buried with them or deposited on the grave. Relative bring food to a give number of days and leave it for the departed to subsist upon until he or she completes their journey to the "happy hunting grounds."


States

Provinces of Canada


Suggested Reading[edit | edit source]

Bushbnell, David I. Native Cemeteries and Forms of Burial East of the Mississippi. Washington, D.C. : Government Printing Office, 1920.

Carmack, Sharon DeBartolo. Your Guide to Cemetery Research. Betterway Books, Cincinnati, OH. 2002.

Eastman, Dr. Charles Alexander Eastman. The Soul of the Indian. www.manga.com.au/%7Eprfbrown/easman6.html

Moulton, Candy. Everyday Life Among the American Indians. Cincinnati:Writer's Digest Books, 2001.

Santillanes, Gary F. Releasing the Spirit: A Lesson in Native American funeral Rituals. Originally published in The Director 69:10 (October 1997): 32, 34.

Yarrow, H.C. North American Indians Burial Customs. Ogden, UT: Eagles' View Publishing, 1988.


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