Igloos, (Native American Life), hardcover ed UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE Igloos is one of the titles in Bridgestone Books' series, Native American Life. Each of the titles describes the traditional dwellings of a specific Native American culture area. The Igloos title describes the architectural structure unique to the Arctic region. This dome-shaped structure built with blocks of snow provided shelter for a single hunter or an entire family. The book contains basic chapters with simple sentences and large type.

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Tepees, (Native American Life), hardcover ed UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE Teepees is one of the titles in Bridgestone Books' series, Native American Life. Each of the titles describes the traditional dwellings of a specific Native American culture area. The Tepees title describes the architectural structure unique to the Plains culture area. This cone-shaped structure made from tree poles with buffalo hide covering served as a single-family home. A tepee could be as tall as a one-story building. The structure was easily moved and transported by a family as they travelled in search of buffalo to hunt. It offered shelter through the seasons.

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Plank Houses, (Native American Life), hardcover ed UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE Plank Houses is one of the titles in Bridgestone Books' series, Native American Life. Each of the titles describes the traditional dwellings of a specific Native American culture area. The format of each includes basic information about the Nations who lived in plank houses, what a plank house looked like, materials used to built the house, construction of the house, what the inside of the house looked like, villages, and special plank houses. The Nations of the Northwest Coast built large rectangular structures called plank houses.

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Longhouses, (Native American Life), hardcover ed UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE Longhouses is one of the titles in Bridgestone Books' series, Native American Life. Each of the titles describes the traditional dwellings of a specific Native American culture area. The Longhouses title describes the architectural structure unique to the Northeast or Woodland culture area. This narrow wooden structure common among the Six Nations Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) provided living space for as many as 20 related families. Today the longhouse serves the Iroquois community as a special gathering place for ceremonies and council meetings.

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