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Learn how the French voyageurs and Potawatomi were connected, feel a beaver pelt, see canoes built of birch bark and walk inside a wigwam.
The wigwam will serve as an indoor classroom where students can learn about Native Americans, said Nan Buckardt, director of education for the forest preserve district.
Also in the museum is a wigwam created with help from Native American tribe members.
In a prescient nod to future gender controversies, our Pocahontas was played by a gorgeous little boy who would have brightened any number of wigwams.
Consider the repercussions when Achille Sel, who still follows Micmac lifeways, returns from a sojourn into the uncut northern forests and finds his wigwam burned, his wife murdered by English soldiers.
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WIGWAM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wigwam for English Language Learners
: a round tent that was used in the past by Native Americans as a house or shelter
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