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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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The group gathered donations from descendants of Seattle's settlers to support the Duwamish Tribe's long-house project in an effort to try to right the wrongs done to them since Seattle's European settlers arrived in 1852.
With the new longhouse, the tribe says, they "reclaim space to revitalize [their] culture and preserve our living heritage." As they approach the long-house, visitors can see the river and the ancient longhouse sites.
'Dogs in long-houses and villages in the remote areas are not required to be licensed, but the authority can vaccinate them for anti-rabies,' said Dr Penguang, who is also Marudi State Assemblyman.
But what is great about this (presumed) architect naif, is that he comes at architecture from a different angle from those of us trained up in the architectural long-houses. It means that he is cheerfully promiscuous about what architecture might be-about and what topics might be interesting for architecture and architects--such as Chlorofillia, Wireframe London, SimCity infrastructure planning and the perspectivist, Hugh Ferriss.
During the first summer, an ancient village site was discovered in a grassy area, with ghostly markings of posts that once held up timbers of long-houses.
C., on a grassy flat on the eastern bank of the Bulkley River, near where the waters of the Bulkley mix with those of the Skeena River to journey together towards the Pacific Ocean, sit six cedar long-houses constructed according to the ancient traditions of the original people of the region.
Six cedar buildings, housing a carving shed and workshop, an artists' studio, a sales shop and three long-houses used for a variety of cultural purposes, are flanked by a varied collection of totem poles.