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Earth Lodge

Added by yongli on 06/23/2016 - 16:33, last changed on 12/28/2017 - 13:41
An earth lodge is a distinctive type of timber-frame house built from the early 1400s to the late 1800s by a dozen different Plains Indian tribes. These massive circular structures, often encompassing 1,500 square feet or more, featured four large support posts arranged around a central fireplace...

Wickiups and Other Wooden Features

Added by yongli on 05/02/2016 - 16:55, last changed on 12/28/2017 - 13:41
Wickiups were temporary conical and domed shelters constructed by the Native American inhabitants of Colorado for millennia. Because of the perishable nature of their construction materials, a vast majority of wickiups and other prehistoric wooden structures have vanished from the landscape...
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