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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Indians of North America -- Folklore -- Bibliography.,
  • Indians of North America -- Folklore -- Folklore.,
  • Indians -- Religion.,
  • Indian mythology.

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Edition Notes

GenreBibliography., Folklore.
SeriesIndians, Indians (Washington, D.C.)
The Physical Object
Pagination[4] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22405885M

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