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The Powhatan tribes called their dwellings yeahawkan or yohacan. These were longhouses with flat sides and ends but curved roofs, entirely covered with sheets of bark. Larger versions, used as meeting houses or for chiefs such as Powhatan himself were called machacammac.

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