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Historical Ban On Potlatch Ceremony Has Lingering Effects for Indigenous Women

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2017

This story discusses the 1885 to 1951 historical ban on potlatch ceremony, which has led to a patriarchal culture where women are excluded from leadership. The potlatch ban was originally intended for First Nations on the West Coast who practiced the ceremony, but it eventually extended to people across the country, particularly in Western Canada.

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