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The Indian tipi : its history, construction, and use

Author: Reginald Laubin; Gladys Laubin
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [1971, ©1957]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Build your own tipi. It's easy. The conical tent of the Plains Indians can be pitched, if necessary, by a single person. It's all-weather comfortable. Roomy, warm in winter, cool in summer, it can withstand terrific winds or driving rain and provide all-year-round outdoor living comfort anywhere. It's portable. With a simply constructed "modern travois" campers can enjoy the luxury of tipi living wherever they go.  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Laubin, Reginald.
Indian tipi.
New York, Ballantine Books [1971, ©1957]
(OCoLC)643531837
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Reginald Laubin; Gladys Laubin
ISBN: 0345335546 9780345335548
OCLC Number: 2605315
Description: 270 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: Foreword / Stanley Vestal --
The history of the tipi / Stanley Vestal --
Utility and beauty --
The Sioux tipi --
Pitching the tipi --
Living in the tipi --
The sweat lodge --
Other types of tipis --
Transportation --
Camp circles --
Modern Indian camps --
Visitors.
Responsibility: by Reginald and Gladys Laubin (Tatanka Wanjila na Wiyaka Wastewin) With a history of the tipi by Stanley Vestal.

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Build your own tipi. It's easy. The conical tent of the Plains Indians can be pitched, if necessary, by a single person. It's all-weather comfortable. Roomy, warm in winter, cool in summer, it can withstand terrific winds or driving rain and provide all-year-round outdoor living comfort anywhere. It's portable. With a simply constructed "modern travois" campers can enjoy the luxury of tipi living wherever they go. It's fun! Everything you need to know from cutting poles to finding furnishings to decorating coverings is here - along with all the practical technical advice and Indian lore necessary for enjoying the full adventure and pleasure of your own tipi! -- from back cover.

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