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Diagram showing a wall trench with horizontal trench wedges (from Lewis and Kneberg 1946:51, Figure 4, courtesy of the Frank H. McClung Museum, the University of Tennessee). the exterior side of the uprights, or near the top of the trench on the interior side; occasionally they have occurred in both positions within the same trench” (Lewis and Kneberg 1946:50). From this evidence Lewis and Kneberg (1946:50) hypothesized that the poles in the trenches acted as wedges, offering resistance “to the basal ends of the uprights when the tops were pulled inward and downward to form the roof.
In describing the Siouan of eastern North Carolina at the beginning of the eighteenth century, Lawson (in Swanton 1946:410–411) stated, “These savages live in wigwams, or cabins, built of bark, which are made round, like an oven, to prevent any damage by hard gales of wind. . ” Ethnohistorical evidence of curved roof structures were also recorded as being utilized by the Virginia Algonquian, the Iroquois of New York, the Caddo of Oklahoma, the Yazoo, Natchez, and Tunica of the Lower Mississippi Valley, and the Yuchi of northern Georgia (Bushnell 1922; Speck 1909; Swanton 1942, several authors all listed in Swanton 1946:387–420; to name a few).
Although the description is too long to be included here (see Blanton and Gresham this volume:34–35), it does represent several important details. The most important aspect of his account was the description of the construction process with the roof and walls being created from the same architectural element and the bending and tying of corner posts together above to form a template upon which the wall poles were lashed and therefore controlling for the shape of the roof. 4. Curved roof wall trench architectural arrangement.