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Northwest Coast Indians by Liz Sonneborn

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Published by Heinemann Library in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English


  • Juvenile literature,
  • Indians of North America,
  • History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLiz Sonneborn
SeriesFirst nations of North America
LC ClassificationsE78.N77 S63 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25147524M
ISBN 109781432949495, 9781432949600
LC Control Number2010042273

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