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Death Rituals of Native Americans
Transcript of Death Rituals of Native Americans
Tribe A - Iroquois
Tribe B - Navajo
Tribe C - Sioux
Tribe D - Cherokee Common Burial Customs Changes Iroquois Cherokee 3 types of illness:
2. The soul is desirous
3. Sorcery Health is Holistic:
Cherokees see themselves as part of all creation Healthcare includes a
mixture of spiritual,
traditional, and modern
elements Navajo Sioux Health Practices Personal Items
Above Ground Burial
Use of oils and paints Cherokee Iroquois Ceremonies/Traditions Navajo Sioux Death: "the most important of all rites of passage" (Hudson 327) Cherokee Iroquois Sioux Shift away from traditional burials Ceremonial deaths for important members of the tribe Spirits lived on following death Medicine
are one Feared the ghosts of the dead
Mourning was a quick process
Spouses led the community by their example Death considered natural transition between physical and spiritual life 7 days of mourning Navajo Dead men maintained influence in the tribe The Condolence and Installation Ceremony
Feast of the Dead 4 One must pay attention to the needs of the dead Groups A: t'áátá'í
D: skat Mourning was intense Lock of hair Widows showed their strength and intense love in mourning Discussion Questions What do you think would be the most important aspect of grief for Native Americans?
What are your perceptions of Native American death? Questions? Comments? Anecdotes? Thoughts?
Concerns? Issues? Meditations? Manifestos?