Native Cemeteries and Forms of Burial East of the Mississippi

By David I. Bushnell Jr. | Go to book overview

CONTENTS
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Algonquian groups11
New England12
Manhattan Island and southward18
Delaware ceremony, 176220
The Nanticoke24
The Powhatan confederacy26
West of the Alleghenies29
The Menomini34
Cremation36
"The Illinois country"39
Stone-lined graves44
Inclosures in mounds58
Burials in caves65
Iroquoian groups70
The Five Nations70
Ossuaries73
Huron ceremony, 163673
Later Huron burial, 167580
Seneca ceremony, 173183
Various types of burials87
Belief in a future state after death88
Iroquoian tribes adjoining the Five Nations90
The Cherokee90
Muskhogean groups93
The Choctaw94
The Natchez101
The Chickasaw105
The Creeks110
The Seminole114
Timucuan tribes116
Siouan groups122
The Monacan122
The Santee131
The Biloxi and Pascagoula135
Southern Ohio and adjacent regions137
Conclusion146
Bibliography149
Index157

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page 1
  • Preface 5
  • Contents 7
  • Illustrations 9
  • Algonquian Groups 11
  • Stone-Lined Graves 44
  • Burials in Caves 58
  • Iroquoian Groups 65
  • Muskhogean Groups 70
  • Siouan Groups 93
  • Conclusion 122
  • Bibliography 149
  • Index 157
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