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Irish American Wedding Tradition – The Claddagh Ring

Background: The informant is my mother, who is a third generation Irish immigrant from Bridgeport, CT. She learned the tradition from her parents and observed it multiple times at her four brother’s weddings.  Context: The piece was collected in a casual, in person interview, inside the informant’s home.  Piece: The following is a summary of… Continue Reading »

Rajasthani Wedding Games for the Bride

Rajasthani Wedding Games and Pranks 1. After the wedding ceremony, the bride goes to her husband’s house where his family will put her intelligence, courage, strength and cooking experience to the test (in a friendly series of games). The exact tests to be performed vary by family, but some that Mayuri listed were: – The… Continue Reading »