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CHRISTMAS

AFTER SUPPER ON CHRISTMAS EVE,
THE MOTHER TAKES 3 TABLESPOONS
OF EACH FOOD ON THE TABLE, AND
PLACES THEM IN A DISH FOR THE
SPIRITS OF THE DECEASED IN THE
FAMILY.

Submitter comment:

INFORMANT LEARNED THIS FROM RELATIVES IN UKRAINE.

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector share same surname.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FOOD CUSTOM

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 24 Christmas Eve Christmas
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Straw

Date learned: 11-19-1967

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