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Ritual of a Bororo funeral

Natural history72 (1) • Published In 1963 • Pages: 38-49

By: Kozák, Vladimír.

Abstract
This is a popularized account of Bororo death practices taken from the onset of death to the final deposition of the cleaned bones in their permanent grave. The author describes in some detail the various ceremonial dances and rituals associated with Bororo death customs, and illustrates many of these aspects with excellent photographs.
Subjects
Death
culture
Bororo
HRAF PubDate
1996
Region
South America
Sub Region
Eastern South America
Document Type
article
Evaluation
Technical Personnel-5
Analyst
John Beierle ; 1965
Coverage Date
not specified
Coverage Place
Brazil
Notes
by Vladimír Kozák
LCSH
Bororo Indians