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Navajo history

Bill P. Acrey

Navajo history

the land and the people

by Bill P. Acrey

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Published by Rio Grande Press in [Glorietta, i.e. Glorieta, N.M .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Navajo Indians -- History.,
  • Navajo Indians -- History.

  • About the Edition

    Presents the major areas of Navajo history from 1846 to the present.

    Edition Notes

    StatementBill P. Acrey ; [prepared by] Department of Curriculum Materials Development, Central Consolidated School District no. 22, Shiprock, New Mexico.
    ContributionsNew Mexico. Central Consolidated School District no. 22. Dept. of Curriculum Materials Development.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99.N3 A25
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 345 p. ;
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4408998M
    ISBN 100873801296
    LC Control Number79012317


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