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BURIAL. The act of interring the dead.
     2. No burial is lawful unless made in conformity with the local regulations; an when a dead body has been found, it cannot be lawfully buried until the coroner has holden an inquest over it. In England. it is the practice for coroners to issue warrants to bury, after a view. 2 Umf. Lex. Coron. 497, 498.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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He wanted to take the remains of the warrior, who was shot dead in 1833 as he led resistance to European settlers near Perth, back to Australia for full ceremonial burial.
In the future each Osage was wealthy and things moved faster than I thought possible." The past is defined in the prologue, in which Grayeagle recalls a childhood memory of the ceremonial burial of a sacred pipe.
And it was simultaneous with the ceremonial burial of the remains of 70 victims of the civil war.
Finally, reading Beloved as an elegy in which Morrison poignantly pays tribute to the ancestors naturally results in a ceremonial burial. (19) In an interview with Gloria Naylor, Morrison reveals that writing Beloved was an attempt to provide hallowed ground for the ancestors: "The responsibility that I feel for the woman I'm calling Sethe, and for all of these people; these unburied, or at least unceremoniously buried, people made literate in art.
The objects on exhibition date back to a ceremonial burial ceramic horse from the Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-222 A.D.) and leap forward to early 20t-century master-pieces.
"We don't do a ceremonial burial of the hatchet, but our traditional singing and drumming are a part of the signing.