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Native Americans today

Bruce E. Johansen

Native Americans today

a biographical dictionary

by Bruce E. Johansen

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Published by Greenwood Press in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Biography,
  • Indians of North America -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBruce E. Johansen.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE89 .J695 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24040101M
    ISBN 109780313355547, 9780313355554
    LC Control Number2010002231


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