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Published by Idaho State University Press] in [Pocatello .
Written in English



  • West (U.S.)


  • Liljeblad, Sven S. 1899-,
  • Indians of North America -- West (U.S.),
  • Indians of North America -- Languages.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

StatementEdited by Earl H. Swanson, Jr.
ContributionsLiljeblad, Sven S. 1899-, Swanson, Earl Herbert, 1927- ed.
LC ClassificationsE78.W5 L36
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 288 p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5081396M
LC Control Number74152398

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