Some Pacific Northwest coast indians lived in plank houses

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Last Updated: 4 years Plank houses are square or rectangle shaped dwellings made by the Native Americans living on the Pacific Northwest coast.

Plank House

Plank houses are square or rectangle shaped dwellings
made by the Native Americans living on the Pacific Northwest coast.
Plank houses were made very large, some as large as 60 by 100 feet.
They were made using wooden planks latched to a post and beam frame.
Planks were used for flooring and platforms along the walls were used
for sleeping and storage. The front of the plank houses were carved,
and, or painted. Totem poles were generally put out in front of a home
to let others know who lived there.

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