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The Mandan (Lifeways) by Raymond Bial

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Published by Benchmark Books (NY) .
Written in


  • Native Americans,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Great Plains,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 People & Places,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • People & Places - United States - Native American,
  • Mandan Indians,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Indians of North America

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8016238M
ISBN 100761414150
ISBN 109780761414155

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