At 215 feet, or 20 storeys, the Saamis Teepee is the tallest teepee on Earth. It originally stood in Calgary, constructed to hold the Olympic Flame for the 1988 Winter Olympics. After the Games it was moved to its present location in Medicine Hat, also in the Canadian Province of Alberta.
It seems fitting, therefore, that it now stands close to the Saamis archaeological site, which is believed to have been a winter/early spring campsite for indigenous Plains peoples between 1390 and 1820.
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