Writing the Circle Native Women of Western Canada, an Anthology

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ContributionsJeanne Perreault (Editor), Sylvia Vance (Editor)
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Number of Pages293
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Open LibraryOL8353953M
ISBN 100920897886
ISBN 109780920897881

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