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Ongka’s advice or demands, but it seems like they usually do. He is a leader of the tribe who is wise and good with his words. In fact, speechcraft is apparently Ongka’s greatest talent. This is useful in a couple of situations in the video. First, he must convince his tribes man to work hard, so they can have enough pigs for the moka. Then, he also must convince them to give their pigs as gifts for the moka. Also, when one tribe leader causes havoc by starting whispers that he used witchcraft to kill one of the Big Men, Ongka tries to calm down the people and salvage the moka that the tribe leader ruined. Basically, while the Big Man has no explicit power, he is a leader of the tribe that has higher status, influence, and implicit power. 4. Compare the moka of Papua New Guinea to the potlatch of Northwest Coast Native Americans. a. How are they similar? b. How are they different? c. In what ways is gift giving aggressive behavior in these two cultures? Both are a type of feast or party where the host hopes to elevate his status by showering the guests with gifts. Also, in both cases, it is expected for the guess to eventually hold a moka or potlatch of greater than or equal magnitude. On the other hand, moka is pretty much purely for status and to repay a moka from the past. Potlatch’s are held for other reasons at times. While gaining status is a
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