Tule House Project

"Outside Educators (Dino Labiste & Sue Labiste) coordinated with the Math/Science Nucleus to build an Ohlone-style tule house at the Tule Ponds, Tyson Lagoon Wetland Center in Fremont. High school students, who needed community service hours, and volunteers helped with the gathering of the materials and the construction of the tule house."

On August 20, 2005, the fourth and fifth layers of tule thatching were completed. The tips of the tule at the top of the house were folded down and interwoven to form the dome shaped roof.


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