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Ponca Tribe builds earthen lodge like those used by ancestors

Ponca Tribe builds earthen lodge like those used by ancestors
trefwoorden: VS - Ponca - indianen - huis
The Ponca Tribe has built an earthen lodge like those used by its ancestors years ago.
"The lodge is built as close as possible to what we know about the original Ponca lodges," tribal Chairman Mark Peniska said.
Seeds for the project were planted five years ago when former tribal chairman Fred LeRoy dreamed of building an earthen lodge to help teach Ponca children about their culture and history.
Peniska and Aaron Boucher of Lincoln, the tribe's director of resource development, visited the Dancing Leaf Earth Lodge at Wellfleet and thought it would be an excellent model.

Lees verder bij: Aberdeen News (14 oktober 2003)