On-A-Slant Indian Village

Mandan Indians lived in houses of this type between 1650 and 1750. The Mandan tribe as well as many other tribes were nearly wiped out by diseases, especially small pox, brought by the early white men.

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The earthen lodges were well insulated

The village had a large ceremonial lodge

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We met in the main ceremonial lodge

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A model of a typical Mandan Village.

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