chapter
Religious Beliefs and Cults
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Among the Gurensi also, a person dying of snake-bite, a suicide who has killed himself with an arrow, and a witch who has died after an ordeal, are buried naked and there is no public mourning.(1) Labouret says that among all the Lobi tribes suicides are buried without funeral ceremonies.(2)

Mortuary and funeral customs for twins, women dying in childbirth etc. have been mentioned earlier in this section (p.70).