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15:29 Nov 6, 2001
NorthAmericanIndian(Other) to English translations [Non-PRO]
NorthAmericanIndian(Other) term or phrase: oomacha

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4Shelter made of bark
Michael Estes
2Type of hydrangea
Jack Doughty



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Type of hydrangea

It is a type of hydrangea, presumably named after someone called Oomacha.

    Reference: http://www.mosterts-nursery.com/serrata.html
Jack Doughty
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Shelter made of bark

An Oomacha is like a tipi except that it is built out of bark instead of animal hide. Used by the MiWok Indians.

    Reference: http://www.nhusd.k12.ca.us/searles/HomepageEaton/Yearbooks/1...
Michael Estes
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