Mandan Lodges

Mandan Earth Lodge in Winter


Earthen lodge covered with snow

Photo by J. Agee

Holding Eagle's Lodge

An Orginal

historic photo of an earthen lodge

This lodge was photographed about 1910. Short River, now Short Creek, enters the Missouri River a few miles downstream from Williston, North Dakota.

The Old

Log houses on the Fort Berthold Reservation in 1904.

Two log cabins with sod-covered roofs

From Olin D. Wheeler, The Trail of Lewis and Clark, 1804–1904
(2 vols., New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1904), 1:271.

A traditional earth lodge is in the background.