Discussion notes on the Indian Act.
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Discussion notes on the Indian Act. by Canada. Indian Affairs Branch.

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Published by Information Canada in [Ottawa .
Written in English



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  • Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada

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Other titlesNotes pour servir à la discussion de la loi sur les Indiens.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Pagination15, 17 p.
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5096079M
LC Control Number74167857

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