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" On the following morning, I saw an Indian corpse staged, or put upon a few cross sticks, about ten feet from the ground, at a short distance from the fort. The property of the dead, which may consist of a kettle, axe, and a few additional articles, is... "
The Substance of a Journal During a Residence at the Red River Colony ... - Page 33
by John West - 1824 - 210 pages
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The History and Origin of the Missionary Societies ...

Thomas Smith - 1825 - 852 pages
...arrival at Brandon-house, our traveller had an opportunity of seeing an Indian corpse staged, I . r. put upon a few cross sticks about ten feet from the ground. " In burying or staging their dead," says he, " the Indians generally put all the property of the deceased...
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View of the Origin and Migrations of the Polynesian Nation: Demonstrating ...

John Dunmore Lang - 1834 - 278 pages
...afterwards erected over the body, which is left to putrefy in the open air.* When the flesh has been * " On the following morning, I saw an Indian corpse staged,...is generally put into the case, or wrapped in the buffalo-skin with the body, under the idea that the deceased will want them, or that th» spirit of...
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View of the Origin and Migrations of the Polynesian Nation: Demonstrating ...

John Dunmore Lang - 1834 - 278 pages
...afterwards erected over the body, which is left to putrefy in the open air.* When the flesh has been * " On the following morning, I saw an Indian corpse staged,...is generally put into the case, or wrapped in the buffa!6-skin with the body, under the idea that the deceased will want them, or that tha spirit of...
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View of the origin and migrations of the Polynesian nation; demonstrating ...

John Dunmore Lang - 1834 - 280 pages
...afterwards erected over the body, which is left to putrefy in the open air.* When the flesh has been " " On the following morning, I saw an Indian corpse staged,...property of the dead, which may consist of a kettle, are, and a few additional articles, is generally put into the case, or wrapped in the buffalo-skin...
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View of the Origin and Migrations of the Polynesian Nation: Demonstrating ...

John Dunmore Lang - 1834 - 276 pages
...afterwards erected over the body, which is left ty putrefy in the open air.* When the flesh has been * " On the following morning, I saw an Indian corpse staged,...distance from the fort. The property of the dead, which ma; consist of a kettle, axe, and a few additional articles, is generally put into the case, or wrapped...
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Origin and Migrations of the Polynesian Nation: Demonstrating Their Original ...

John Dunmore Lang - 1877 - 380 pages
...mode of disposing of the dead seems to have been extensively prevalent among the IndoAmericans.* * " On the following morning I saw an Indian corpse staged,...put upon a few cross sticks, about ten feet from the 3. The practice of tattooing, or imprinting indelible marks upon the skin, — a singular practice...
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Collections of the State Historical Society of North Dakota, Volume 3

State Historical Society of North Dakota - 1910 - 826 pages
...being Sunday, the servants were all assembled for divine worship at eleven o'clock ; and we met ag?'in in the evening at six, when I married the officer...distance from the fort. The property of the dead, which mav consist of a kettle, axe. and a few additional articles, is generally put into the case, or wrapped...
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Collections of the State Historical Society of North Dakota, Volume 3

State Historical Society of North Dakota - 1910 - 838 pages
...We arrived at Brandon House, the Company's provision post, about three o'clock ; and the next clay, being Sunday, the servants were all assembled for...distance from the fort. The property of the dead, which mav consist of a kettle, axe, and a few additional articles, is generally put into the case, or wrapped...
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