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Inuit houses – Igloos

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

An Inuit village in 1575 AD Most of the time, most Inuit people lived in wooden houses built near the coast, where they could get to their fishing boats easily. They built their houses out of driftwood that washed up on the beach, and covered them with dirt to keep them warm. There was not [...]

Native American architecture

By |2018-04-08T11:23:09+00:00August 7th, 2017|Architecture, Native American|

Replica of Cherokee winter house What kind of house you lived in depended a lot on where you lived, and how you lived. Many people were nomadic, travelling around with their dogs following the buffalo they hunted on the Great Plains. These people lived mainly in tipis, which were very large tents made of long wooden poles covered [...]