The Iroquois People of the Longhouse?

Answer The word "Iroquois" originally comes from the Algonquin word for "rattlesnakes," and was the name given to the Native American tribe members by English speaking settlers in North America. Although ... Read More »

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Iroquois Longhouse School Projects?

Iroquois Indian Longhouses are long and narrow houses covered by barks. Iroquois people lived in these houses until 1800s. The longhouse is 20 feet wide and 15 to 20 feet in height. School students... Read More »

How to Make an Iroquois Longhouse for My School Project?

The Iroquois Indians lived in longhouses in the northeastern parts of the United States and Canada until the late 1800s. The typical longhouse was 15 to 20 feet high, 20 feet wide and ranged in len... Read More »

How to Build a Longhouse?

Longhouses could be found in the northeastern United States. They were built by American Indians to accommodate an extended family or clan. Built in a rectangular shape, they were constructed using... Read More »

How to Build an Iroquoian Longhouse?

The Iroquois Nation was a powerhouse in the eastern United States. Their innovative construction of longhouses provided shelter for whole families and offered gathering space for the tribe for all ... Read More »