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What is the culture of the Shawnee Indians?

The Shawnee language is a Central Algonquian language spoken in parts of central and northeastern Oklahoma by only around 200 Shawnee, making it very endangered. It was originally spoken in Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania. It is closely related… Full Answer

What houses did Shawnee Indians live in?

The Shawnee did not live in tipis, but in small, round wigwams called wikkum or weekiwa in the Shawnee language. These were covered with large sheets of bark and housed a single family unit. Villages often included larger longhouse-type buildings… Full Answer