kekuli
This is a kekuli, but not a Savary Island kekuli.

This is a kekuli, but not a Savary Island kekuli.


On the Big Meadow there are several deep depressions. Some believe that these are the remnants of kekuli, underground dwellings that were a common feature of Interior Salish life.

However, some archaeologists believe that the depressions were actually cooking pits used for steaming food items, such as wild onions and blue camas bulbs.
(Source: Kennedy, 1992, p19-22)
Categories: history



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