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Houses of Wood

Native Dwellings : the Northwest Coast
Shemie, Bonnie (Book - 1992 )
Houses of Wood
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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.
Authors: Shemie, Bonnie, 1949-
Title: Houses of wood
native dwellings : the Northwest coast
Publisher: Montreal, Quebec ; Plattsburgh, N.Y. : Tundra Books, c1992
Characteristics: 24 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,21 x 24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Bonnie Shemie
Notes: Call number change for barcode #37163845 -- 8/94
ISBN: 0887762840
Branch Call Number: j 392.36 S545hw
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Subject Headings: Indians of North America Northwest Coast of North America Dwellings Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Indians of North America
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The Native peoples of the Northwest Coast, with only small handmade tools, managed to fell massive trees, transport them back to their villages, build spectacular wooden dwellings, and embellish them with art admired the world over.


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