LONG HOUSES

What do you suppose the peoples of the Coast built their houses with?

Remember that they lived by the forest... with lots of trees.

You are right! They built their houses with wood... from the cedar tree.

They built long wooden houses that were big enough

for several related families to live together.

 

Click on this Kwakiutl house

to find out more.

Scroll down to the middle of the page

and explore six different houses

and what may be inside of them.

Find out more about the big houses and look at a floorplan.