Peoples of the Southwest, West, and North

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Published by Brown Bear Books in Redding, Conn .

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  • Indians of North America -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Indians of North America -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature,
  • Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature,
  • Indians of North America -- Canada -- Juvenile literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Helen Dwyer.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesCurriculum connections
ContributionsDwyer, Helen.
LC ClassificationsE77.4 .P46 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23622700M
ISBN 109781933834788
LC Control Number2009029605

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