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Densmore on dwellings

The principal types of dwellings were the wigwam, the peaked lodge, the bark house and the tipi. To these may be added a conical lodge of evergreen boughs for temporary use. (a) The wigwam.--This term is commonly applied to the dome-shaped Algonquian dwelling which in early times extended from Canada to North Carolina...The proper term in Chippewa is wigiwam, from the root wigiw, "he dwells." This term is applied by the Chippewa to any habitation...Dwellings of this type are still seen among the Chippewa.
Frances Densmore, Chippewa Customs (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1979), 22-23.