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Published by University of Arizona in Tucson, Ariz .

Written in English

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  • United States,
  • Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1934-,
  • Indians of North America -- Politics and government,
  • Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc.

Edition Notes

Microfiche. Honolulu : Law Library Microform Consortium, 1990. 1 microfiche : negative. (Nat. Amer. leg. mat. coll. ; title 2290).

Book details

Statementfrom a symposium held in conjunction with the fifty second annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Tucson, Arizona, December 30, 1953 ; edited by William H. Kelly.
SeriesNative American legal materials collection -- title 2290.
ContributionsKelly, William H. 1902-, American Anthropological Association., University of Arizona.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 39 leaves
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17743747M

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