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  • (noun): A Navajo lodge covered with earth; traditionally built with the entrance facing east.
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A hogan ( /ˈhoʊɡɑːn/ or /ˈhoʊɡən/; from Navajo hooghan ) is the primary traditional home of the Navajo people. Other traditional structures include the summer shelter, the underground home, and the sweat house. A hogan is usually round and cone-shaped, but they may also be square. A traditional hogan is made of wood and packed mud and earth in varying amounts, with the door facing east to welcome the rising sun for good wealth and fortune.

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Hogan - In Other Languages
... These terms are possible Native American sources of the current term hogan hooghan in Navajo gowąh (Western Apache) guughą or kuughą (Chiricahua) ...
Brooke Knows Best - Cast
... Brooke Hogan, now out on her own with the love and support of her family, Brooke often finds herself unsure of how to handle many situations ... Because of her passiveness, admittedly hating confrontation, Hogan has had numerous issues being direct and up-front with people, especially considering the fact that her ... her goofy and playful side that was seen of her on Hogan Knows Best ...
Bartholomew W. Hogan
... Hogan (born on January 29, 1901 in Quincy, Massachusetts) was a psychiatrist, professor and Naval officer ... Hogan graduated from Boston College in 1923 and received a M.D ... Rear Admiral Hogan died on March 17, 1983 ...
Brooke Knows Best - Overview
... and daughter of legendary professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, Brooke Hogan, and her friendships with her two roommates, Glenn and Ashley ... The series features Hogan dealing with her family's problems, her music career, and her life as she's no longer dependent upon her parents nor lives with her family ... which is why the series came about as a spin off of Hogan Knows Best ...
Pray To Kill And Return Alive - Plot
... After having robbed a bank for $100,000 in gold bars, Dan Hogan (Klaus Kinski) and his gang meet up at the Jackal's Ranch stagecoach way station near the Mexican border, where Hogan's ... Hogan agrees and they depart into the desert with the law close behind ...

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