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Long house

A Native American dwelling, used by the Iroquois and other eastern tribes, constructed of poles set in the ground and lashed together to form an arched or triangular-shaped frame, connected with horizontal poles; approximately 16 feet wide and 50 to 100 feet long, and divided internally into compartments 6 to 8 feet wide opening onto a con-tinuous aisle.
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Clarke said that most of the known long houses were built on posts about a 1ft wide, but trees had been used for the base of the Monmouth structure.
The 39-room Long House Bethel Inn Hotel recently had its grand opening after developers saw an opportunity to remodel the old Kuskokwim Inn and create a new hotel.
The High School Equivalency Program, which was discontinued in September, and the Vivian Olum Child Development Center are on the land immediately south of the Long House.
Aboriginal architect Alfred Waugh of Vancouver has designed a Salish long house style building, a "physical manifestation of the university's commitment to making UVic more accessible to Aboriginal students," said university President David Turpin.
Rafiq, 48, of The Long House, Great Alne, Alcester, Warwickshire, pleaded guilty at Birmingham Crown Court to two charges of perjury after claiming at County Court hearings he was a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and had a specialist qualification to do with spinal injuries.
DOLGELYNEN combines contemporary architecture with the period charm of the 18thcentury stone long house and makes for an ideal space for both family living and entertaining.
Long House Island Ciaran O'Brien 6th in 2m maiden hurdle at Punchestown on February 20 He showed a bit of ability in one point-to-point and from what he showed in the Punchestown maiden hurdle won by the impressive Un De Sceaux he looks as though he could have some sort of future.
com> or at The Long House, 995 Dunoon Road, Modanville, NSW 2480, Australia.
FIGURE 1 summarizes the logical relations that are possible between the three components of the long house and distinguishes between sequences that can be demonstrated by field archaeology and those that are entirely conjectural.
It passed through areas above and below the cliff dwelling known as the Long House.
When he started attending the long house wearing the white shoes popularized by the king of rock n' roll, the nickname stuck to the troubled young man who had spent 11 years at residential school.