Daily Archives: November 6, 2012

Notes on hospitality, performance and potlatch: University of Yakutsk, Russia

What is a potlatch? Barbara Miller, author of Cultural Anthropology (2007), describes it as  “a feast in which the host lavishes the guests with abundant quantities of the best food and many gifts.” That’s what I felt reminded of at … Continue reading

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