Indian and Inuit contributions to the English language by Canada. Dept. of Indian Affairs and Northern Development

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Published by Indian and Northern Affairs Canada in Ottawa, Ont .

Written in English

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  • Indians of North America -- Language,
  • Eskimo language,
  • Inuit -- Canada -- Language.

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Statementtext : Indian and Northern Affairs Canada with the assistance of the National Museum of Man ; illustrations and design : Susan Hamilton, Marion Ritchie, National Museum of Man
SeriesOracle
ContributionsNational Museum of Man (Canada)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE"98"L31"I5"1979
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21137520M
ISBN 100662102746
OCLC/WorldCa70479098

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