Carolina Memorial Sanctuary

Photo: Mourning Dove studios

Mills River, NC

White Eagle Memorial Preserve


Goldendale, WA


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Find burial shrouds

A length of cloth in which a dead person is wrapped for burial. A green shroud will be made of natural materials such as cotton, linen, hemp, wool, silk, alpaca, cashmere, mohair, raimie. The variety of these shrouds—from artwork to plain & simple—are testaments to creativity and tradition.

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"Looking mortality straight in the eye is no easy feat. To avoid the exercise, we choose to stay blindfolded, in the dark as to the realities of death and dying. But ignorance is not bliss, only a deeper kind of terror."

— Caitlyn Doughty
from "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes," p. Ix