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Coyote tales

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English


  • Assiniboine Indians -- Folklore.,
  • Pawnee Indians -- Folklore.,
  • Dakota Indians -- Folklore.,
  • Indians of North America -- Folklore.

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About the Edition

Stories adapted from Assiniboine, Skidi Pawnee, and Dakota legends.

Edition Notes

Statementadapted by Hettie Jones. Illustrated by Louis Mofsie.
ContributionsMofsie, Louis, illus.
LC ClassificationsE99.A84 J66
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 49 p.
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5423425M
ISBN 100030883466
LC Control Number73017400

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