Remembering the dead as community members

Living with the dead
With the Shona people of Africa, the final ceremony for the dead is inviting the spirit back home.

Jew site in the living room at home for a week after the burial of a family member. Friends, relatives and neighbours come to visit, birnging food, talking about the departed - laughing, crying, sharing memories. Then the family showly get back to ordinary life.

Consoling the bereaved
Life Death
Society Communities
Type Classification:
F: Exceptional strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities