Pomo Indian myths and some of their sacred meanings
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Pomo Indian myths and some of their sacred meanings by Cora Clark

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Published by Vantage Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Pomo Indians -- Folklore.

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Edition Notes

Statementcollected by Cora Clark and her sister, Texa Bowen Williams.
ContributionsWilliams, Texa Bowen.
LC ClassificationsE99.P65 C55
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p.
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6154184M
LC Control Number54007411

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