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Added by yongli on 12/28/2015 - 11:20, last changed on 08/31/2017 - 07:32

Ute Encampment, Denver

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The tipi, or tepee, is an iconic form of Native American housing. It has a long history of use throughout Colorado and the western plains of North America. Sturdy and secure yet portable, the hide-covered tipi has been an ideal shelter for millennia among mobile human groups. The term comes from...

Wickiups and Other Wooden Features

Added by yongli on 05/02/2016 - 16:55, last changed on 11/11/2019 - 10:14
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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