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The Iroquois longhouse – Native American architecture

By |2018-04-07T17:05:24+00:00August 7th, 2017|Architecture, Native American|

Iroquois longhouse - where Iroquois people lived What is an Iroquois longhouse? Most people who lived in the Iroquois nation lived in longhouses. An Iroquois longhouse is just what it sounds like, a long house, built of thin bendable wood, with branches woven in and out of the joists. On the outside, people used slabs [...]

History of cinnamon – Indian food

By |2018-04-23T15:14:09+00:00July 20th, 2017|Food, India|

Cinnamon history: Cinnamon sticks The best kind of cinnamon comes originally from an island south-east of India called Sri Lanka. It's the inner bark of a small tree that grows there. There's a more common kind, that most people think isn't quite as good, that grows wild all over China and other parts of East Asia (it's [...]