Potlatch and Kwakiutl Cultures Essay by Master Researcher

Potlatch and Kwakiutl Cultures
An explanation of the cultures of the Kwakiutl, focusing on their traditional meals known as potlatches.
# 36733 | 1,900 words | 5 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Oct 19, 2003 in Anthropology (General) , Ethnic Studies (General) , Archaeology (General)


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This is a paper detailing the cultural anthropology of Kwakiutl traditional feasts, called potlatches. They are huge, extravagant gift-giving ceremonies in which the host's object is to give away as much as he can, in order to appear wealthy and powerful.

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