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Published by E. Cloutier, King"s Printer in [Ottawa .
Written in English


  • Totems.,
  • Indians of North America -- Northwest, Pacific.,
  • Indian art -- North America.

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Edition Notes

SeriesCanada. National Museum of Canada. Bulletin no. 119. Anthropological series, no. 30, Bulletin (National Museum of Canada) -- no. 119., Bulletin (National Museum of Canada) -- no. 30.
LC ClassificationsQH1 .C13 no.119 B37, E98.T65 .C13 no.119 B37
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14107679M
LC Control Number51002094

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