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Kickapoo Bark Hut (Dwelling)
Kickapoo Bark Hut (Dwelling)
Resource Typeimage
TitleKickapoo Bark Hut (Dwelling)
Coverage / YearOctober 1906
DescriptionImage of two bark winter huts built on the Kickapoo Reservation in Brown County, Kansas. People are possibly residents. Reverse side states, "Bark House of Andrew Magozee a [illegible] whose wife is Ahtseh, a Kickapoo, situated on the Kickapoo [illegible] Brown County, Kansas (looking w[est?])
InterpretationEvidence of similarly built dwellings can be found in excavations of the Grand Village of the Kickapoo in Ellsworth, Illinois. (See also: Meskawki Lodge; Meskawki Lodge, Reproduction). A hole in the center of the roof allowed smoke from cooking fires to escape and provided ventilation.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican communities in history; How we learn about communities; Westward Expansion; Native American Stories
Learning Standards14 Political systems; 16 History; 17 Geography; 18 Social systems
Author or CreatorCuster, Milo, 1880-
Subject / KeywordsKickapoo Nation; Housing; Indian reservations; Brown County, Kansas; Indians of North America
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0012A; Archives: Custer, Milo Kickapoo MS Box 8, Folder 320 - local Indian Traditions
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