Reaction to death among the Mescalero Apache
Southwestern journal of anthropology • 2 • Published In 1946 • Pages: 454-467
By: Opler, Morris Edward.
AbstractMescalero beliefs and practices surrounding death are the subjects of this article. The article includes descriptions of funeral and mourning practices, a summary of Mescalero beliefs about ghosts, the afterworld, and ghost sickness, and a discussion of the treatment and remarriage of widows and widowers.
- HRAF PubDate
- North America
- Sub Region
- Southwest and Basin
- Document Type
- Eleanor C. Swanson ; 1979-1980
- Coverage Date
- Coverage Place
- Mescalero Indian Reservation, New Mexico, United States
- Morris Edward Opler
- Mescalero Indians