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Tlingit Potlatch

Gifting and Feasting in the Northwest Coast Potlatch What is a Potlatch? Coast Salish, Kwakiutl, Bella Coola, Haida, Nootka, Tsimshian, and Tlingit.

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In this paper I will review ritual practices in the Tlingit potlatch based on both anthropological records and personal experience.
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Among the Tlingit, however, the memorial potlatch (koo.éex') remains the principal one.
THE CEREMONIAL ROOTS OF TLINGIT DANCE Thomas F
An excerpt from Native Ways of Knowing: Experiences, Influences
speeches by important people (both men and women) were an important part of the potlatch.
TLEIKW AANi, THE "BERRIED" LANDSCAPE: THE STRUCTURE
at a large memorial feast, or potlatch.) Ln modem Tlingit, these dishes are referred to as Gidjidwatl s'ix', or King George dishes, an obvious post·contact term .

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Potlatches - Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center
The word "potlatch" is Chinook jargon meaning, "to give.
Potlatch
Gifting and Feasting in the Northwest Coast Potlatch What is a Potlatch? Coast Salish, Kwakiutl, Bella Coola, Haida, Nootka, Tsimshian, and Tlingit.
Alaskan Tlingit and Tsimshian
Throughout the Northwest, each nation held its potlatches at various critical life junctures.
Potlatch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tlingit - Early history, First contact with europeans, The land claims

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