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Our Arctic way of life the Copper Inuit by Doreen Bethune-Johnson

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Published by Prentice-Hall Canada in Scarborough, Ont .
Written in English


  • Inuit -- Canada -- Juvenile literature.

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Edition Notes

StatementDoreen Bethune-Johnson ; contributing authors, Daniel C.G. Conner, Edna Elias.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesNative people and explorers of Canada -- 1
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 70 p. :
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20880929M
ISBN 100136438679

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