by Frederick Starr
Publisher: D. C. Heath & Co. 1898
Number of pages: 233
This book about American Indians is intended as a reading book for boys and girls in school. The native inhabitants of America are rapidly dying off or changing. Certainly some knowledge of them, their old location, and their old life ought to be interesting to American children.
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