Blackfeet; raiders on the Northwestern Plains. by John Canfield Ewers

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Siksika Indians.,
  • Piegan Indians.,
  • Kainah Indians.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 329-336.

Book details

SeriesThe Civilization of the American Indian series -- 49., Civilization of the American Indian series -- v. 49.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE99.S54 E78
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 348 p.
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17755716M

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