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Two 1761 Wigwams at Niantic, Connecticut

William C. Sturtevant
American Antiquity
Vol. 40, No. 4 (Oct., 1975), pp. 437-444
DOI: 10.2307/279330
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/279330
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Two 1761 Wigwams at Niantic, Connecticut
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Abstract

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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