Inuit in the South
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Published by Indian and Northern Affairs Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English



  • Urban residence,
  • Canada.,
  • Canada


  • Inuit -- Urban residence -- Canada.,
  • Inuit -- Cultural assimilation -- Canada.,
  • Inuit -- Canada -- Social conditions.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Marsha Kaplansky.
ContributionsInuit Tapirisat of Canada.
LC ClassificationsE99.E7 K24 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL585737M
LC Control Number96175701

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