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PLANTING CUSTOM

AT PLANTING TIME, YOU EXCHANGE SEEDLINGS WITH YOUR NEIGHBOR BUT
DO NOT PLANT THEM UNTIL A SIGNAL IS GIVEN BY THE RAIN PEOPLE, WHO ARE
THOSE WISE MEN WHO HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF WHEN IT WILL RAIN.

Submitter comment: THE INFORMANT LEARNED THIS IN NIGERIA.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; CAMPUS

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting
BELIEF -- Plant husbandry Farming

Date learned: 10-00-1981

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