Building a new shelter or repair the old is often a fall activity in preparation for the winter snows. Below are some great site with ideas for full-size to minature wigwams and great information about tribal customs connected to them. This information ties into 4th grade native history, building trades, american history, geometry, forestry education, and music. If you are in the Southwest portion of the state the Kickapoo Valley Reserve has a Wigwam and speakers that can be request for your students. In other areas of the state other tribes often have speaker lists.
Building a Wigwam - MS or HS Middle school wigwam model with math component Building a Wigwam Native Tech
"Land of the Silver Birch"