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Top : Society : Folklore : Death and Funeral Customs (11 web sites)
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Society: Death
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Aging and Death in Folklore
Examples divided by subject.
http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/aging.html

Backcountry Death Ways
Recounts how beliefs about death and dying brought by colonists from the Northern British Borderlands survive in the Chesapeake region and North Carolina.
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~UG97/albion/adeath.html

Bali Royal Cremation - photos by Max Buten
Description and pictures of Balinese cremation ceremonies.
http://buten.net/max/Bali/index_baliroyalcremation.html

Death and Afterwards
Very interesting account of a Greek Catholic Baltic Finnic people's beliefs in death, omens of death and the afterlife.
http://folklore.ee/folklore/vol8/mds.htm

Funeral Customs in Yunnan Province, China
Describes funerary practices in a Chinese village.
http://www.chinavista.com/experience/funeral/funeral.html

Funeral Customs of the Northern Khants
Funerary practices of a West Siberian tribe in the last quarter of the 20th century.
http://folklore.ee/folklore/vol7/khants.htm

Orkney Islands
Rituals of death and burial.
http://www.orkneyjar.com/tradition/death/

The Call of Yama
Website exploring death according to Hindusim. Includes answers to frequently asked questions, and a photographic exhibit.
http://www.kamat.com/indica/culture/death/