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Author Dilley, Carrie,
Title Thatched roofs and open sides : the architecture of Chickees and their changing role in Seminole society / Carrie Dilley ; foreword by Paul N. Backhouse.
Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015]

Author Dilley, Carrie,
Subject Indian architecture -- Florida -- History.
Seminole Indians -- Florida -- History.
Seminole Indians -- Florida -- Social life and customs.
Indians of North America -- Florida -- History.
Alt Name Backhouse, Paul N. (Paul Nathan),
Description 1 online resource : maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary By examining the past, present, and future of chickees, chickee builders, and their role in tribal life, this architectural and cultural history reveals the relationship between the transformation of these structures and the cultural evolution of the Seminole Tribe.
Contents An introduction to Native American architecture -- What is a Chickee? -- The architecture of Chickees -- Seminole architectural roots -- A century of evolution, 1840-1940 -- Seminole camps -- The transitional period, 1930s-1970s -- The Big Cypress Chickee survey -- Chickees today and beyond.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780813055602 (electronic bk.)
0813055601 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 914474014
Additional Format Print version: Dilley, Carrie. Thatched roofs and open sides 9780813061535 (DLC) 2015011679 (OCoLC)904861744

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