The Tlingit are an indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North
America. .... sea otters, are used for food and clothing materials. In the forests
near their homes, Tlingit hunted deer,...
Check out this site for interesting facts about the Tlingit tribe. Food, clothing,
homes, weapons and culture of the Tlingit. Interesting facts about the Tlingit
nation of ...
TLINGIT PLANK HOUSE. People live in towns with wood buildings. Some
houses were painted and shaped like this one. Long ago families lived together.
Northwest tribes included the Chinook, Haida, and Tlingit. The plank house was
typically square or rectangular with one door and no windows. These houses ...
Aug 16, 2006 ... Tlingit Tribes, Clans and Clan Houses. "…a name once given (to a clan house)
survive(s) the mere structure." George Emmons, 1916 ...
Southern & central houses usually had a packed-earth floor, while the houses of
the Haida, Tlingit, & Tsimshian in the colder north often had planked wooden ...
Like other Northwest Coast peoples, the Tlingit carve totem poles and hold
potlatches. .... Chief Shakes Tribal House, a traditionally constructed Tlingit
house in ...
The Tlingit also hunted sea, and sometimes land, mammals. Wood was the
primary material for manufacture and was used for houses, memorial (totem)
Most of the Tlingit population live in urban communities of southeastern Alaska,
though a significant number have made their homes all across the continent.
The typical house for the Tlingit people was a large, wooden rectangle with cedar
planks on the side and a low sloping roof, both of which were connected to ...