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Shemie, Bonnie, 1949-
Houses of wood : native dwellings : the Northwest Coast / Bonnie Shemie
Montreal, Quebec ; Plattsburgh, N.Y. : Tundra Books, c1992
book jacket
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 SOE Curriculum Lab, Rm 268  CL 392.36 SHE    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Indians of North America -- Dwellings -- Northwest Coast of North America -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 24 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 21 x 24 cm
Summary The Native peoples of the Northwest Coast were blessed with a mild climate, waters teeming with fish, and abundant vegetation, including giant cedars, among the world's tallest and most versatile of trees. With only small handmade tools, these peoples managed to fell the massive trees, transport them back to their villages, build spectacular wooden dwellings, and embellish them with art admired the world over
Series SOE Curriculum Lab

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