Seminole Homes are called chickees

Seminole homes were called chickees

Seminole Indians and other South Eastern tribes lived in a home called a Chickee. A chickee was a house built on stilts usually about three or four feet above the ground. A chickee was usually about nine feet wide and sixteen feet long, with a wooden platform which served as the floor and a thatched roof. Seminole Homes are called chickees »»