Re: Precursor of Super Bowl?

Michael Rogero Brown (
Thu, 2 Feb 1995 17:57:42 GMT

Falconer (falconca) wrote:
: In article <3ghe13$>,
: (Ron Price CBC Corp) wrote:

: > Where do traditions like the mass-participation Super Bowl come
: > from? Examples from pre-civilization? I can see the similarities
: > to ancient cultures, but what about early man?
: > Ron

: In my discussion groups, I like to use the Super Bowl as a modern example
: of the potlatch.

How so? I see no similiarities between the SB & potlatches. At potlatches
a rich person invitates everyone else so he can give all his wealth away.

SB seem more the opposite. :)

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