La Crosse Wisconsin

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Welcome to the visitor from La Crosse Wisconsin

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Why do Native American funerals smoke tobacco?

Although many of my people were forced to run west and are in your state, our culture and ceremonies are still of the Eastern Woodland New England Native American People.

Our people do not smoke tobacco at any of our ceremonies, never have and never will.

The mix up must be in the knowledge about Native American Culture.

We use Kinnick, Kinnick and this is a group of Herbs.

At any of our sacred ceremonies, the herbs are blessed by Kiehtan (Creator).

Mishandling of blessed anything would be unheard of by any true traditional Native American from my tribe.

The Eastern Woodland American Native Memorial service.

Why are cigarettes offered at a Native American funeral?

Herbs are Tobacco, Sweet grass, Sage, Herbs and…

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