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Writing the Circle: Native Women of Western Canada

Jeanne Perreault

Writing the Circle: Native Women of Western Canada

An Anthology

by Jeanne Perreault

  • 120 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Univ of Oklahoma Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Indian women,
  • American English,
  • Sociology,
  • Canada,
  • American - General,
  • Canada, Western,
  • Indians of North America,
  • Literary collections,
  • Women

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSylvia Vance (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7939627M
    ISBN 100806124377
    ISBN 109780806124377

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