Image: Burial Platform, Apsaroke

Burial Platform, Apsaroke

Burial Platform (Apsaroke). Edward Curtis, 1908.

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Exposure of the body in a tree or scaffold was common among the Native American cultures of the northern plains and prairies and the middle part of the north-west coast of North America. Photo courtesy of McCormick Library of Special Collections, Northwestern University Library
 

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