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Unformatted text preview: attain a higher rank. Men dance and poor or drink fish oil on them during the Potlach. Also during the Potlach lots of home accessories or items are given away. During this time a copper shield is sold to the rival for lots of money, or the rival is shamed. The Potlach last is eight hours of singing, dancing, and gift giving. To celebrate Christmas many Americans sing and dance in church then they feast with family and give gifts. During Thanksgiving many feast and get together with family. Festing and giving gifts is a common way of sharing wealth across all cultures....
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This note was uploaded on 05/14/2008 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Yukleyen,ahmet during the Spring '08 term at Ole Miss.
- Spring '08
- Cultural Anthropology