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Published by University of Calgary Press in Calgary .
Written in English



  • Manitoba


  • Métis -- Manitoba -- Land tenure -- History.,
  • Indian land transfers -- Manitoba -- History.,
  • Métis -- Manitoba -- Claims -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementThomas Flanagan.
LC ClassificationsE99.M47 F43 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 245 p. :
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1344212M
ISBN 100919813879, 0919813984
LC Control Number92230675

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