National Geographic : 1944 Jul
© National Geographic Society r-aiunuig usov..aaguun Xnln Blackfeet Women Put Up the Tepees as the Tribe Makes a New Camp If a brave had trouble with his wife, he couldn't order her out of the tepee. It was her own property. He had toleave. One way ofputting upatepee was to lay three poles on the ground together, and: fasten them into a tripod. This was raised in place, and other poles were stacked around thecrotch. Then buffalo skins were stretched over the poles and sewed down the front, leaving a flap opening.