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8 08, 2017

Chinook history – Native Americans

By |2019-03-28T11:27:21-07:00August 8th, 2017|History, Native American|0 Comments

Chinook history involved making baskets (University of Washington - cedar root basket) When did Native people come to the Pacific Northwest? People have lived in the Pacific Northwest since the Paleo-Indian period, about 11,000 BC. They might even have arrived as early as 20,000 BC! More about Paleo-Indians History of fishing All our Native American articles [...]

7 08, 2017

Ute houses – Wickiups – Native Americans

By |2017-08-07T22:28:29-07:00August 7th, 2017|Architecture, Native American|0 Comments

Wickiup - a Ute house Most people who belonged to the Ute group of Native Americans lived in what is now Utah and Colorado, in the high western plains and in the Rocky Mountains. They built wooden houses called wickiups. You build a wickiup by cutting down young willow trees (saplings). You need about thirty of them. Then [...]

7 08, 2017

Cherokee houses – Native Americans

By |2019-09-15T07:03:56-07:00August 7th, 2017|Native American|5 Comments

Cherokee houses: Replica of Cherokee winter house Cherokee houses Most people who lived in the Cherokee nation lived in houses that were just for one family. These houses were usually circular. Who are the Cherokee? History of houses Native American architecture All our Native American articles They were made of tree branches bent into a [...]

13 07, 2017

Who was Hestia? Ancient Greek gods

By |2019-08-12T22:18:24-07:00July 13th, 2017|Greeks, Religion|0 Comments

Hestia, home, and the hearth: A woman and a girl cooking Hestia's hardly there Hestia doesn't appear in stories much. We have almost no images of her, either. She is one of the daughters of Rhea and Kronos, and so she is the sister of Hera and Demeter. Rhea and Kronos More Greek gods Greek religion All [...]