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Cultural conflict in the Canadian Arctic

George H. Michie

Cultural conflict in the Canadian Arctic

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Published by s.n. in [Canada .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inuit -- Ungava Bay region,
  • Inuit -- Northwest Territories -- Keewatin (District)

  • Edition Notes

    Photocopy reprint. Canadian geographer ; v. 5, 1955.

    Statementby George H. Michie and Eric M. Neil.
    SeriesCanadian geographer -- v. 5
    ContributionsNeil, Eric M.
    The Physical Object
    PaginationP. 33-41 :
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16160702M

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