Native North American Cultures

Four Cases (The Hano Tewa / The Kwakiutl / The Blackfeet / The Menominee) by George Spindler

Publisher: Harcourt School

Written in English
Cover of: Native North American Cultures | George Spindler
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Subjects:

  • Indians of North America,
  • Kwakiutl Indians,
  • Menominee Indians,
  • Siksika Indians,
  • Tewa Indians
  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages508
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9225652M
    ISBN 100030184010
    ISBN 109780030184017

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