Indian self-government in Canada
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Indian self-government in Canada report of the Special Committee.. -- by Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Special Committee on Indian Self-Government

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Published by Queen"s Printer for Canada, 1983] in [Ottawa .
Written in English


  • Indians of North America -- Canada -- Government relations,
  • Indians of North America -- Canada -- Politics and government.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsPenner, Keith
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 203 p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18753732M

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