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encyclopedia of Native American biography six hundred life stories of important people from Powhatan to Wilma Mankiller by Bruce E. Johansen

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Published by H. Holt in New York .
Written in English

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  • Indians of North America -- Biography -- Encyclopedias.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBruce E. Johansen and Donald A. Grinde, Jr.
SeriesA Henry Holt reference book
ContributionsGrinde, Donald A., 1946-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE89 .J69 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 463 p. :
Number of Pages463
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL979676M
ISBN 100805032703
LC Control Number96017113

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