Death and Funeral Customs Folklore Society.
The concept and symptoms of death, and varying degrees of delicacy used in discussion in public forums, have generated numerous scientific, legal, and socially acceptable terms or euphemisms for death. (wikipedia)
- Very Death and Afterwards www
Very interesting account of a Greek Catholic Baltic Finnic people's beliefs in death, and Afterwards, omens of death and the afterlife. Death and Afterwards.
- Recounts Backcountry Death Ways www
Recounts how beliefs about death and dying brought by colonists from the Northern British Borderlands survive in the Chesapeake region and North Carolina. Backcountry Death Ways.
- Examples Aging and Death in Folklore www
Examples from folklore divided by subject rather than region. Aging and Death in Folklore.
- Website The Call of Yama www
Website exploring death according to Hindusim. Call of Yama. Includes answers to frequently asked questions, and a photographic exhibit. The Call of Yama.
- Funerary Funeral Customs of the Northern Khants www
Funerary practices of a West Siberian tribe in the last quarter of the 20th century. Funeral Customs of the Northern Khants.
- Death Death: Burial Customs and Beliefs www
Death customs and beliefs in various regions and countries of the world. Death: Burial Customs and Beliefs.
- Binding Orkney Islands www
Binding the dead. Orkney Islands.
- Describes Funeral Customs in Yunnan Province, China www
Describes funerary practices in a Chinese village. Funeral Customs in Yunnan Province, China.
- Explores DearDeath Central www
Explores the faces of death across art, Central, societies and rituals, science and medicine. DearDeath Central.
- American Deadly Superstitions www
American folk beliefs about death and burial; part of the extensive Tombstone Traveller's Guide to American cemeteries and funeral practices. Deadly Superstitions.
- How Funeral Customs of Caucasian Estonians www
How Estonian settlers in Caucasian Abkhazia preserved -- and changed -- their traditional customs and beliefs surrounding death and burial during the 20th century. Funeral Customs of Caucasian Estonians.
- Omens Orkney Islands www
Omens of Death Orkney Islands.
- Description Bali Royal Cremation - photos by Max Buten www
Description and pictures of Balinese cremation ceremonies. Bali Royal Cremation - photos by Max Buten.
- Good History Of Funeral Customs www
Good introduction from the Wyoming Funeral Directors Association site. History Of Funeral Customs.
- Resource Death and Dementia www
Resource for sites dealing with death, and Dementia, horror, crime, religion and other topics. Death and Dementia.
- A Brain Injury and Brain Death Resources www
A resource including the Japanese controversy, Injury and Brain Death Resources, diagnosing, persistent vegetative state and religious views. Brain Injury and Brain Death Resources.
- Resources The End of Life - Exploring Death in America www
Resources for people with life-threatening diseases and transcripts of the radio program, End of Life - Exploring Death in America, "All Things Considered." The End of Life - Exploring Death in America.
- Gives Estate of Denial www
Gives the "dark side" of estate management plus involuntary redistribution of assets via trusts, Denial, wills, and guardianships. Exposes an industry where lawyers and others manipulate circumstances for asset distributions contrary to intended wishes of the deceased and disabled. Estate of Denial.
- Educational Jewish Funerals, Burial and Mourning www
Educational organization providing information and assistance with traditional Jewish practices around death. Jewish Funerals, Burial and Mourning.
- with Army Mortuary Affairs History Page www
with lots of relevant articles Army Mortuary Affairs History Page.
- Wolfgang Archer Taylor www
Wolfgang Mieder's biographical sketch of the University of California Professor of Folklore Archer Taylor, Taylor, and his work as a paremiologist - collector of proverbs. Archer Taylor.
- Focuses Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage www
Focuses on contemporary grassroots cultures. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. Festival information, recordings, events, and resources. Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.
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