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Land and spirit in native america by Joy Porter

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Published by Praeger in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religion,
  • Ecology,
  • Indians of North America,
  • Indian philosophy,
  • Traditional ecological knowledge,
  • Indigenous peoples

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJoy Porter
SeriesNative America: yesterday and today
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE98.R3 P66 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25270424M
ISBN 109780313356063, 9780313356070
LC Control Number2012010979

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