Definition of Potlach
1. a ceremonial feast [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Potlach
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1. British Columbia by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2004)
"Every Indian or person who engages in or assists in celebrating the Indian festival known as the "potlach" or the Indian dance known as the ..."
2. A History of the Puget Sound Country: Its Resources, Its Commerce and Its by William Farrand Prosser (1903)
"One of these was the " potlach," or giving- away custom, which prevailed among the Puget Sound Indians. From some unknown source they had long ago learned ..."
3. The Indians of Canada: Their Manners and Customs by John MacLean (1892)
"The potlach is sometimes given by a few persons in combination, who will invite the members of other tribes to assemble and share in the distribution to the ..."
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