longhouse


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longhouse

1. A multifamily dwelling usually having a rectangular plan divided by a central aisle along the length.
2. A 20th-century term for a building that once provided both the domestic quarters for a family and housing for animals.
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The listed longhouse is full of charm and character.
There will be food, storytelling, talks, craft stalls and games in the longhouse and North Unst Public Hall, Haroldswick.
Two very different dishes, but both score full marks - which shows that the Longhouse team has got all bases covered.
Whether the household lived in a traditional longhouse or not was selected as a potential factor influencing household access to information and resources because the common area in the longhouse was often cited during the Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) as being an important place for sharing information.
In this book, Janowski uses the legend of Tuked Rini as a springboard to explore a range of aspects of Kelabit social life, cosmology, longhouse architecture and organization, gender relations, hunting and agricultural practices, rituals and feasting.
The structures themselves are erected in a cemetery area located close to each longhouse.
The Iroquois worked hard and talked long around the fires of council, village and longhouse to reach a consensus--a process they apparently considered better than issuing decrees or counting votes.
The objective was to show how their recent field trip to the LongHouse Reserve, an art and sculpture garden on the East End of Long Island, in the nearby town of East Hampton, N.
By the way, if the survey shows up a Viking longhouse has been there, it always had a brew house attached to it, so there could have been a pub hundreds of years ago, run by the Viking brothers.
Key words: Paleoeskimo, Pre-Dorset, Dorset, Thule, demography, settlement patterns, longhouse, hearth row
But when someone offers you the opportunity to travel to Sarawak, where you can see the world's oldest, and rapidly disappearing, rainforest, stay with an Iban tribe in a traditional longhouse and see orangutans in their natural habitat, you don't turn it down.
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 28 (ANI): An old woman from a longhouse in Sibuti, near Miri, fended off a crocodile attack by punching it hard in the eye.