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Two 1761 Wigwams at Niantic, Connecticut
William C. Sturtevant
Vol. 40, No. 4 (Oct., 1975), pp. 437-444
Published by: Society for American Archaeology
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/279330
Page Count: 8
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Detailed drawings done by Ezra Stiles in 1761 show that Western Niantic domed wigwams were very like modern Kickapoo and other Northeastern North American aboriginal houses. Adena and Hopewell post molds are consistent with the same type of house.
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