Wickiup Villages

Mitchell, Kevin M.
January 2001
Wickiup;2001, p20
Book Chapter
The Indians of the Great Basin traveled in small groups and made their village at a spot chosen by their leader. Eight to fifteen wickiups were built in a day with lots of space between each one. They were built in all sizes. The Indians usually built wickiup villages in areas with little vegetation and generally at the foot of a mountain. A couple of ramadas were also built in the center of the camp.


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