Ancient Practice of Digging Up the Dead to "Dance" is Spreading Plague

Discussion in 'Alternative Thought Forum' started by Christian, Oct 31, 2017.

  1. Christian

    Christian Knight Moderator

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    In Madagascar, there is an ancient (and slightly bizarre) traditional practice called Famadihana, where people disinter their dead relatives and "dance' with them before they are put back into their grave. Health officials are warning that people participating in this this morbid ceremony are helping to spread pneumonic plague.

    Here's a short video of the practice...