The practice of gift giving has unique significance in many indigenous cultures. The practice shows respect to the receiver of the gift, as well as to their family members and ancestors. It is also a way to show appreciation for guidance or advice, or for assistance from those with distinct abilities such as healers or ceremonialists. Several tribes traditionally welcome visitors with gifts as well.
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