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)
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Describes Funeral Customs in Yunnan Province, China www
Describes funerary practices in a Chinese village. Funeral Customs in Yunnan Province, China.
- Description Bali Royal Cremation - photos by Max Buten www
Description and pictures of Balinese cremation ceremonies. Bali Royal Cremation - photos by Max Buten.
- Explores DearDeath Central www
Explores the faces of death across art, Central, societies and rituals, science and medicine. DearDeath Central.
- 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.
- Good History Of Funeral Customs www
Good introduction from the Wyoming Funeral Directors Association site. History Of Funeral Customs.
- Binding Orkney Islands www
Binding the dead. Orkney Islands.
- 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.
- Examples Aging and Death in Folklore www
Examples from folklore divided by subject rather than region. Aging and Death in Folklore.
- Omens Orkney Islands www
Omens of Death Orkney Islands.
- Death Death: Burial Customs and Beliefs www
Death customs and beliefs in various regions and countries of the world. Death: Burial Customs and Beliefs.
- 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.
- Stories The Final Journey www
Stories of death and dying which deal with the actual time of death including terminal delirium, Final Journey, agitation, pain control, confusion, and hallucinations. The Final Journey.
- A Death in Cyberspace www
A social and cultural analysis of the development of funeral and mourning practices on the internet. Death in Cyberspace.
- Official Elisabeth Kubler-Ross www
Official site for the psychiatrist who wrote the groundbreaking book "On Death and Dying. Kubler-Ross." Biography, publications, quotes, and related links. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross.
- This Innovations in End-of-Life Care www
This on-line journal features peer-reviewed examples of promising practices in end-of-life care. Innovations in End-of-Life Care.
- Insightful The Japanese Way of Death: A Funeral in Sapporo www
Insightful example of how procedures and funerals take place. The Japanese Way of Death: A Funeral in Sapporo.
- Orthodox HTC: Death, Funeral, Requiem www
Orthodox Christian Traditions, Death, Funeral, Requiem, Customs and Practice HTC: Death, Funeral, Requiem.
- Collected Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland www
Collected and arranged by Lady Augusta Gregory (1920), and Beliefs in the West of Ireland, e-text from the Internet Sacred Text Archive. Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland.
- 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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