Posted by Linda S. Karam on September 07, 2000 at 10:42:43:
In Reply to: Thought for the Day posted by The Huggy Merchant on September 07, 2000 at 05:04:47:
: In settling an island, the first building
: erected by a Spaniard will be a church;
: by a Frenchman, a fort; by a Dutchman,
: a warehouse; and by an Englishman, an alehouse.
: (18th Century Proverb)
The colonial would build a cabin, the permanent housing of the day!
Hey, there's a stereotype that the Indians lived in movable housing so they could travel with the weather. But surely that's not true across the board. Does anyone know a bit about this or where I can find out -- generally, which communities stayed put and which were nomadic?
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