Indian Act, 1876
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Indian Act, 1876

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Published by s.n.] in [s.l .
Written in English


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

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Other titlesThe Indian Act, 1876
ContributionsCanada. Parliament
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 31 p
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21196442M

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