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Wigwam

"Wigwam" is the name for a type of traditional Native American house of the Northeast Woodlands, made of wooden poles with birchbark covering. The word "wigwam" comes from the Abenaki word for "house," wigw˘m (or wigw8m), pronounced similar to wee-gwawm. (Similar words exist in other Algonquian languages, like the Ojibwe word wiigiwaam.)

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