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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- Spring '08
- Cultural Anthropology, Giving, Ongka, potlatch, Gift economy, Potlatch The Moka, nice moka