Re: Thought for the Day and Native American Customs

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Posted by Dana S. on September 08, 2000 at 12:49:46:

In Reply to: Re: Thought for the Day and Native American Customs posted by BillyGnome on September 08, 2000 at 12:39:49:

: : : : 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?
: : : LSK

: : Linda,

: : 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.

: Hi Dana! *waving hand cheerfully* Can I walk you to the mailbox?
: hehe. Better yet, can you walk ME to MY mailbox? Kinda lift me up to peer inside? It's difficult for gnomes to get their snail mail when the USPS mandates the height for the box! *can't you get a waiver on that for gnomes, Rich?* Thank god for email! All we have to do is climb up on the chair, pull the keyboard drawer out *grunt* and step on the appropriate keys.
: Retrieving mail is like going to a big screen movie.

: Billygnome

I can't think of a more perfect escort, BillyG. I could just stick you in my pocket. Shall we?
Dana S.

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