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a ceremonial feast held by some Indians of the northwestern coast of North America (as in celebrating a marriage or a new accession) in which the host gives gifts to tribesmen and others to display his superior wealth (sometimes, formerly, to his own impoverishment)

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Looking back now, I recognize the following to be part of John's potlatch theology: true greatness is hidden in humility; you can accomplish great things, if you don't need to be recognized for what you do; strength and power are measured by what you give away, not by what you have; humility, generosity and gratitude are born in each other.
Potlatch Bemidji's lumber mill purchases timber from the state and counties.
More information about Potlatch can be found on the company's website at www.
Potlatch, a real estate investment trust, retains its pine sawmill at Warren.
Potlatch will also perform a "reverse assessment" as an evaluation of its experience with the two certification standards.
The Potlatch lands, in combination with intermingled state and federal lands, provides a unique and unparalleled conservation contribution in North America, according to the Trust for Public Land.
Potlatch, a verified forest practices leader, is committed to providing superior returns to stockholders through long-term stewardship of its forest resources.
Potlatch ranked fifth on Arkansas Business' list of largest forest product companies last year with 772 employees in the state.
NYSE: HPH) announced today that its Beloit Corporation unit has been granted a retrial of its litigation with Potlatch Corporation (NYSE: PCH) in a ruling from the Supreme Court of Idaho.
Potlatch Corporation (NASDAQ:PCH) announced today that Eric Cremers, vice president finance and chief financial officer, will be providing a company overview to investors at the UBS Global Paper and Forest Products Conference in New York, September 15, at 9:30 a.
Potlatch said it is working with Winrock International, the University of Arkansas at Monticello and the Division of Energy of the Arkansas Department of Economic Development on a study, which is still in preliminary stages.
DCR) has assigned a rating of 'A-' (Single-A-Minus) to Potlatch Corporation's proposed $100 million of three-year senior notes to be issued under rule 144(a).
This achievement marks the FSC certification of all Potlatch mills in Arkansas and all but one of its lumber manufacturing facilities nationwide.
PIMA has named Penn Siegel, chairman and CEO of Potlatch Corporation, the associations 2005 Executive of the Year.