National Geographic : 1944 Jul
0 Rodman Wanamaker Historical Expeditions In This Modern Crow Indian Camp, Standard Tents Encroach on Tepees; PalefaceCanvas Covers Them All Even the traditional encampment arrangement has been altered by time and progress. In the old days, each band arranged itstepees inasmall circle. Covers formerly were of dressed buffalo skin. Tepees of the old Plains Indians were made, cared for, and set up by women. Long, slender poles formed the framework. Wings, or flaps, kept the wind out of the smoke hole at the top (pages 76, 79).