Northwest Coast

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Published by Smithsonian Institution in Washington .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Indians of North America -- Northwest, Pacific.

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Book details

StatementWayne Suttles, volume editor.
SeriesHandbook of North American Indians -- v. 7.
ContributionsSuttles, Wayne P., 1918-
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 777 p. :
Number of Pages777
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16086827M

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