Why did Pueblo Indians build their houses on the tops of mesas?

Answer Pueblo Indians are the modern-day descendants of the Anasazi, who built large, elaborate cliff dwellings in the American Southwest between 900 and 1450 A.D., according to The dwelli... Read More »

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Differences of the Apache & Pueblo Indians?

The 2010 census reports that around 57,000 Americans identify themselves as Apache, most belonging to the Jicarilla, Mescalero, San Carlos, Western Apache, White Mountain Apache, or Chiricahua trib... Read More »

What did the Navajos use to build their houses?

The Navajo, who call themselves the Dine, lived in houses called hogans, which were built from wooden poles, mud and tree bark. To welcome the sun, doors opened East. The tribe is currently the lar... Read More »

How does the kikuyu tribe build their houses?

They use anything really like poo,sticks,mud ect ectc.t

Why do Americans build their houses out of wood and other cheap materials?

Being cheap, they don't cost so much to replace when things like Katrina, Ivan, flooding, tornados, eathquakes, ice storms, etc. happen. Which unfortunately happens too often for my taste.