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Variant of wickiup.
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(Anthropology & Ethnology) a variant spelling of wickiup
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(ˈwɪk iˌʌp)

(in Nevada, Arizona, etc.) an American Indian hut made of brushwood or covered with mats.
[1850–55, Amer.; earlier applied to the wigwam of the Upper Great Lakes Indians < Fox wi·kiya·pi house < Proto-Algonquian *wi·kiwa·ˀmi; compare wigwam]
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Noun1.wikiup - a lodge consisting of a frame covered with matting or brushwikiup - a lodge consisting of a frame covered with matting or brush; used by nomadic American Indians in the southwestern United States
indian lodge, lodge - any of various Native American dwellings
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A California&nbsp;family living in Wikiup Bridge Way in Santa Rosa, California, who had to flee the horrifying wildfires were relieved to reunite with their lost dog, Izzy, after they were forced to evacuate their home in the middle of the night.
Brown's sound installations Wikiup (1979) and Music for Galerie Stadler (1964) will also be on special exhibit.
UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History - "Seeing Time - Geological Clues to Our Ancient Earth," through June 14; "A Myriad of Wild Flowers and Leaves," photography by Don Lown, through June 28; "Science in the News: The Stevens' Family Cemetery Exhibit;" "Oregon - Where Past Is Present," an exhibit of Northwest cultural and geologic history, including murals, a replica of a 500-year-old American Indian cedar plank house, a Paiute wikiup and environmental displays highlighting four geographic regions of Oregon, and "Scientific at the Core," hands-on, inquiry-based activities, ongoing; Admission: $3 general, $2 seniors and youth ages 17 and younger, $8 for families.