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A traditional Navajo Indian hut of logs and earth.
- ‘The Navajo traditionally lived in a hogan, at least part of the year.’
- ‘Those in more remote areas may live in hogans, traditional 8-sided Navajo dwellings with a stove in the middle of the room.’
- ‘We even have Navajos coming from New Mexico asking for hogans, ‘she says.’’
- ‘Register for the Navajo cultural exchange, and sleep in an authentic hogan, 100 yards down the hill from an authentic outhouse.’
- ‘The new teachers ended up visiting a Navajo hogan and learning firsthand about family life in the rural areas.’
- ‘From our base camp at a hogan in the forest, we'll explore the spectacular and historic canyon country that has been the home of Native peoples for 800 years.’
- ‘A small-diameter wood was used to build Navajo hogans.’
- ‘She explains that the Navajos' ceremonial hogan, an east-facing round hut of wood and mud, mirrors the geography of Black Mesa and its surrounding Four Sacred Mountains.’
- ‘A non-profit organization in Arizona is using small-diameter wood to build traditional hogans for Navajos, an idea that has met with overwhelming demand.’
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