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Mandans a study of their culture, archaeology and language by Will, George F.

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Published by The Museum in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


  • Mandan Indians

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Edition Notes

Statementby G. F. Will and H. J. Spinden; with four maps, fifteen plates and sixteen illustrations in the text.
SeriesPapers of the Peabody museum of American archaeology and ethnology, Harvard university,, vol. III.--no. 4
ContributionsSpinden, Herbert Joseph, joint author.
LC ClassificationsE99.M2 W6
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., 81-219 p.
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6976066M
LC Control Number06037628

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