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wickiup

(wĭk`ēŭp'), temporary dwelling of nomadic Native North Americans. It is a framework of arched poles covered by brush, bark, rushes, or mats. The wickiup is found among Native Americans in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Idaho, and California. Sometimes other dwellings of tribes in this region are called wickiups even when made of more permanent materials. The name is also spelled wikiup.

wikiup

A relatively small, temporary, round dwelling of the Apache Indians of the American Southwest; could be reassembled relatively easily and quickly; had a lightweight framework formed by saplings lashed together at their tops so as to form either a domed structure or a conical structure. Additional poles were placed along the sides of the framework to provide added structural strength; the framework was covered with a matting.
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In some instances paired clearings are visible suggesting side-by-side huts or a wickiup and adjacent work area, as has been noted on a number of other ancestral Apache sites (Seymour 2002).
Forest Road 46 is open only as far north as Davis Lake, Olson said, and access to Twin Lakes and Wickiup was available only from the east.
Drinking water from Wickiup Reservoir is especially dangerous, the state said.
Wickiup Reservoir, which is east off FS Road 46 to FS Road 44, is a fishing paradise, with several types of trout and salmon and whitefish.
Paulina, East, Lake Billy Chinook, Detroit Lake, Wickiup, Green Peter Reservoir, Odell and Crescent are some of the best places in the Cascades for 10- to 18-inch kokanee.
Wickiup Reservoir continues to kick out lots kokanee.
Hills Creek Lake has been good for fin-clipped trout and Wickiup Reservoir has been good for large kokanee.
South Twin, North Twin and Wickiup will be the only ones open" this weekend, said Pat Schatz, owner of Crane Prairie Resort.
Lakes and ponds: Crane Prairie and Wickiup reservoirs and Odell Lake are producing a few nice fish, but angling is still pretty spotty.
Angling at Wickiup is also improving, with kokanee starting to stage at the mouth of the Deschutes channel.
Trout and kokanee angling in the high Cascade lakes is generally hit and miss during the heat of the summer, but there are reports of good catches from Diamond and Odell lakes and Wickiup and Crane Prairie reservoirs.
If he's a fishin' fanatic like Todd Linklater, he camps out at Wickiup Reservoir for several days of serious fishing for fun rather than a paycheck.