Choctaw Funeral Customs

1. Burial Customs unique to Choctaws before 1800’s

Choctaw Funeral Customs Were Changing Through the years by Len Green
No doubt you’ve heard or read stories about the Choctaw Bonepickers … the Funeral Cry … and other burial customs practiced by ancient Choctaws.
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From: “The Rise and Fall Of The Choctaw Republic”, by Angie Debo

2. Customs and superstitions of Choctaws living in Indian Territory

From: “The Social History of the Choctaw Nation: 1865-1907”, by James D. Morrison, edited by James C. Milligan and L. David Norris.
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