[OSM-talk] USA and Canada beat Germany to ban Potlatch
frederik at remote.org
Mon Sep 29 21:54:39 BST 2008
"Potlatching was made illegal in Canada in 1885 and the United States in
the late nineteenth century, largely at the urging of missionaries and
government agents who considered it "a worse than useless custom" that
was seen as wasteful, unproductive which was not part of "civilized"
Frederik Ramm ## eMail frederik at remote.org ## N49°00'09" E008°23'33"
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