Native Cemeteries and Forms of Burial East of the Mississippi

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INDEX
ALABAMA- Page.
Clarke County mounds 99
Guntersville, mounds near 49
Henry Island, mounds near 49
Marshall Country, cave burial 69
ALGONQUIAN FAMILY-
nomadic tribes 12
sedentary tribes 11
ALGONQUIAN TRIBES
food supply of 11
territory of 11
ANIMALS, graves containing only bones of 45
ARROWHEADS, deposit of, in mound 73
ASHES, burials in 68
BARREN COUNTY, KY.
cave burials 66
Indian graves 50
BASKETS, burials in 67, 69
BATH COUNTY, VA., mound in 128
BAUM VILLAGE SITE, on Paint Creek, Ohio137
BAYOU LACOMB, LA., Choctaw burial customs of 100
BILOXI BURIAL CUSTOMS 135-137
BIRDS, BONES OF, found in graves 45
BONE DEPOSITS 25
See also Ossuaries.
BONE-HOUSES-
of the Choctaw 95
of the Muskhogean tribes 148
BOTETOURT COUNTY, VA., remains in 123
BOURBON COUNTY, KY., Indian graves in 50
BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY, KY., cave burials in 68
BRYAN COUNTY, GA., burials mounds 113
BUTLER COUNTY, KY., mounds in 49
CAIRNS, as monuments to the dead 17
CAMBRIDGE, MD., village site near 25
CANONICUS, burial of son of 17
CAPE COD BURIALS 13, 14
CASS COUNTY, ILL., burial mounds in 62
CAVE BURIALS 66-70
CAYUGA GRAVES 87
CHAKCHIUMA CEREMONIES 108
CHARLESTOWN, R. I., cemetery in 16
CHENANGO COUNTY, N. Y., mound burials in 72, 88
CHEROKEE BURIAL MOUNDS 90-93
CHICKAHOMINY RIVER, discovery on bank of 29
CHICKASAW BURIAL CUSTOMS 105-108
CHILLICOTHE, OHIO-
mound near 121
village site near 140
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CHIPPEWAY BURIAL 30
See also Ojibway.
CHOCTAW BURIALS 94-101
CHOTE, burial mound at 91
CINCINNATI, OHIO, burial mound formerly in 52
CLARKE COUNTY, ALA., mounds of 99
CLAY COUNTY, FLA., mound in 119
CLAY COUNTY, MISS., burial mounds in 99
COCKEREL'S SPRING, TENN., burying ground at 45
CORN HILL, MASS., graves at 14
CORNPLANTER, CHIEF, birthplace of 87
CRAWFORD COUNTY, WIS., burial mound in 64
CREEK BURIAL CUSTOMS 110-112
CREIGHTON ISLAND, GA., Indian burial at 114
CREMATION 36, 58
reason for 57, 147
DANCES-
ending mourning 17
for the dead 89
funeral, of the Illinois39
in honor of the dead 40
DELAWARE BURIAL CUSTOMS 20-24
DELAWARE CEMETERY 90
DELAWARE INDIANS, graves of 41
DOGS-
as gifts to the dying 13
as sacrifices 32
eaten at funeral feast 13
DUPLIN COUNTY, N. C., burials in 135
DUVAL COUNTY, FLA., mounds of 118
EARTHENWARE, used to line graves 47
See also Pottery.
EARTHWORKS. See Mounds.
EARTHWORKS OF OHIO, age and origin 137
EASTERN SHORE OF MARYLAND, burials on 25
ENGLAND, Indian burial in 114
ERIE COUNTY, N. Y.-
Indian cemetery 71
ossuary 79
FALL RIVER, MASS., remains near 18
FASTING DURING MOURNING 109
FEASTS-
at deathbed 12
burial, in New England12, 13
for recovery of the sick 32
FEATHER ROBES FOUND IN CAVE BURIALS 66, 67
FIRES, traces of, characteristic of mounds 119

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Native Cemeteries and Forms of Burial East of the Mississippi
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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