Visitors can explore a typical living space of the Pawnee Native American Tribe of Oklahoma in the exhibition’s exact replication of a Pawnee Earth Lodge.
John Weinstein, © The Field Museum
Inside the lodge, visitors can look at replications of the Pawnee’s wood frame beds, fire pit, animal hides, and a starry night sky while listening to stories of the Pawnee Nation told by Museum docents.
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Totem poles typically stood outside or attached to homes as an indicator as to who lived in the home. The figures on the totem poles represent particular families.
Greg Mercer © The Field Museum
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