Re: Thought for the Day and Native American Customs

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Posted by Dana S. on September 08, 2000 at 12:16:50:

In Reply to: Re: Thought for the Day posted by Linda S. Karam on September 07, 2000 at 10:42:43:

: : 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?


Here is a link to a very informative site on the history and customs of many Eastern Woodland Tribes. Potawatomi will be the first to pop up at you, but keep scrolling. You won't be disappointed.

Dana S.

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