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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 Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Biography -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBruce E. Johansen and Donald A. Grinde, Jr.
    ContributionsGrinde, Donald A., 1946-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE89 .J69 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 463 p. :
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL360815M
    ISBN 100306808706
    LC Control Number98020903

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