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Medical practices and burial customs of the North Amercian [sic] Indians.

William Harry Carter

Medical practices and burial customs of the North Amercian [sic] Indians.

by William Harry Carter

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Published by Printed by Namind Printers and Publishers in [London, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Culture,
  • Indians of North America -- Funeral customs and rites.,
  • Indians of North America -- Medicine,
  • Medicine-man

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE98M4 C37
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 109 p.
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21602201M

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Medical practices and burial customs of the North Amercian [sic] Indians by William Harry Carter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Based on all available primary sources and personal research by physicians in the field, the book describes and illustrates in detail all of the mortuary customs from inhumatio, embalmment or mummification, urn burial, surface burial, cremation, aerial sepulture, aquatic burial and all of the ceremonies pertaining to these practices.5/5(1).

Native American traditions follow the belief and practice that the natural world is truly sacred. Many religious ceremonies are specifically tied to a specific location, and to harm that place would be contrary to Native American beliefs.

The mortuary customs of savage or barbaric people have a deep significance from the fact that in them are revealed much of the philosophy of the people by whom they are practiced.

Early beliefs concerning the nature of human existence in life and after death and the relations of the living to the dead are recorded in these customs. Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians, Volume I (Native American Book 1) - Kindle edition by Catlin, George.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians, Volume I (Native American Book 1)/5(7).

The primitive manners and customs of the North American Indians are rapidly passing away under influences of civilization and other disturbing elements. In view of this fact, it becomes the duty of all interested in preserving a record of these customs to labor assiduously, while there is still time, to collect such data as may be obtainable.

Native American Medicine Today: Today, the tide of medical theory has begun to swing back towards an approach that recognizes and respects every aspect of the individual, including his or her mental and spiritual states. As a result, Native American medical practices are once again becoming popular with natives and non-natives alike.

This book was published originally in under the title Religious Beliefs and Medical Practices of the Creek Indians in the forty-second annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, and it has had an enormous impact on how historians have written about the Native South.

Funerals - Funerals Research Papers deal with funerals as a process of closure. Funeral Practices - Funeral Practices Research Papers discuss funeral practices of many different religions from their beginnings to present.

Black Elk Speaks Summary - A summary on Black Elk Speaks discusses the book, written by John G. Neihardt, on an interview of the Oglala Medicine Man Black Elk in Introduction to the Study of Sociology among the North American Indians The mortuary customs of savage or barbaric people have a deep significance from the fact that in them are revealed much of the philosophy of the people by whom they are practiced.

Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians. CATLIN, George. $ 4, Item Number: London: Published By the Author, At the Egyptian Hall, First edition, first issue. Octavo, bound in contemporary gilt-paneled calf.

With 3 maps and plates. Ancient burial. —The body was buried in a grave made about 2½ feet deep, and was laid always with the head towards the east, the burial taking place as soon after death as possible.

The grave was prepared by putting bark in the bottom of it before the corpse 5 as deposited, a plank covering made and secured some distance above the body.

Traditional Native Hawaiians believed n iwi (the bones) to be the primary physical embodiment of a person. Following death, only n iwi were considered sacred, for within the bones resided the person's mana (spiritual essence). Mana was greatly valued, and Native Hawaiians spent their lives maintaining and enhancing their mana.

Thus, supreme care was accorded to iwi following. This document is the second part of a comprehensive ethnography of the Indians of the Creek Confederacy. The first part, that deals with social organization, will be found in document 1:Swanton. Swanton includes here materials on Creek cosmology, mythology, supernatural beings, eschatology, and ceremonies.

The last part of the document deals with shamanism and medicine. The material in this. The primitive manners and customs of the North American Indians are rapidly passing away under influences of civilization and other disturbing elements.

In view of this fact, it becomes the duty of all interested in preserving a record of these customs to labor assiduously, while there is still time, to collect such data as may be obtainable. Letters and Notes on the Customs and Manners of the North American Indians is a two-volume travel narrative by George Catlin, an American painter, author, and book, published in in London, was written during eight years of travel from to.

"Absent for the most part from the religions of the American Indians was the near universal practice of animal and human sacrifice to placate the gods.

'North America had almost no sacrifice, even of animals. Mother Earth did not demand it.'"--Lewis M. Hoppe, Religions of the World, (quote from Ruth Underhill, Red Man's Religion, ).

Religious beliefs and medicinal practices of the Creek Indians. Responsibility by John R. Swanton. Imprint Washington, Physical description p. illus., pl. 30 cm. Creek Indians. Indians of North America > Religion. Indians of North America > Medicine.

Indian dance > North America. Bibliographic information. Publication. "Above-the-groundburial"isalsopracticallyunknown to uneralsare conducted withsolemnity and devo- tion, and theservices attheir churches are remarkably pathetic and.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: A further contribution to the study of the mortuary customs of the North American Indians First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians, Volume I ( Amongst the W) by George Catlin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. A Further Contribution to the Study of the Mortuary Customs of the North - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.Medical practice is based on teaching, learning and examples set by seniors. Past and present practices are briefly analysed.

Current trends do not justify optimism. The poor patient is likely to be sidelined as doctors reach out to the rich and powerful in this country and those bringing in .Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians, Volume 1 Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians, George Catlin: Authors: George Catlin, William Shippard: Edition: 2: Publisher: The author, Original from: Oxford University: Digitized: Dec 6,