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Hilger on wigwam size

Originally published in 1951 by the Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology as Bulletin 146.
Circular wigwams housed only one family; elongated ones, one or several. An informant remembered that when a child his family occupied a wigwam with three other families, each family having a separate fireplace and tripod.
Sister M. Inez Hilger, Chippewa Child Life and Its Cultural Background (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1992) 138.