Mauss…


‘”Our feasts are the movement of the needle which sews together the parts of our reed roofs, making of them a single roof, one single word. The same things (the same thread) return.’


~ Mauss (1954, p. 19 quoting Leenhardt’s account of a speech delivered prior to the exchange of yams in New Caledonia).


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