American Indian Habitats: How to Make Dwellings and Shelters With Natural Materials
Describes natural materials and construction methods used for the dwellings of eight native American culture areas and provides instructions for making replicas of these shelters.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
additional poles Algonkian bark Basin berries branches brush buffalo build their homes bulrush Cabbage palmetto California canyons cattail clans clay coast coastal cones crossbeams cypress desert diameter dome-shaped doorway durable DWELLING MATERIALS earth edge feet fire fishing floor forests forked timbers four framework gathered Glue grass ground grow hides hogan hunted inches Kaibab Lake lash leaned leaves live oak Lodgepole pine Maidu meter Navajo Nez Perce North Northwest Paiute palmetto timbers Pine Pinus pinyon pine placed Plains plank house plants Plateau Pomo Ponderosa pine posts prairie Pueblo red maple region ridgepole River Rocky Mountain juniper roof sandstone saplings Seminole Sevier Lake Sierra juniper Sierra Nevadas skins smoke hole southern Southwest square straight timber sweathouses thatched tipi tipi cover Tlingit totem poles tree tribes built tribes living trunk tule mats twigs twine valleys villages Western red cedar wigwams wikiup winds winter wood woven Yokut Yurok