Cultural beliefs in gift giving.

22 Mar

Potlach (pot luck) gift giving festivals and primary economic system practiced by indigenous people of the pacific North west coast of Canada and USA.

A ceremonial feast among certain Native American peoples of the northwest Pacific coast, as in celebration of a marriage or accession, at which the host distributes gifts according to each guest’s rank or status. Between rival groups the potlatch could involve extravagant or competitive giving and destruction by the host of valued items as a display of superior wealth.

Jehovah Witness

Do not accept gifts of worldly holidays as they dont celebrate.

only give gifts to show generosity and love not on a holiday where its  a expectation.

They do not accept gifts for christmas or birthdays but all other gifts are acceptable.

e.g. spontaneous, weddings, baby showers


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