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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.
While customs varied from region to region, the potlatch typically involved competitive giveaways of foodstuffs, blankets, canoes, and many other kinds of goods, with the guests or recipients of one potlatch being the hosts or donors of a later potlatch in the series.
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 board established the close of business on Dec.
The board of directors of Potlatch Corporation (NASDAQ:PCH) has declared a quarterly distribution on the Company's common stock.
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.
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.
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.
Potlatch Corporation (NASDAQ:PCH) will release second quarter 2011 earnings on Monday, July 25, 2011, before the market opens.
Under the conversion plan, Potlatch said income for its 1.
The Classroom in the Forest is a 151-acre tract Potlatch has dedicated as a resource for educating Arkansas school children about the environment, conservation and forest management.