The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
Cherokee Indians believe that when near death their
hands should be placed over their heart in order to allow
the spirit horse to come and deliver their soul away.
I read this in a student publication section from the
University of Arizona student newspaper.
Where learned: Arizona
Keyword(s): Cherokee, horse.
|Subject headings:||BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial|
Date learned: 00-00-1990