A Demographic overview of the native populations in Alberta

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Published by Policy & Planning Branch, Native Affairs Secretariat in Alberta .

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  • Indians of North America -- Alberta -- Population -- Statistics.,
  • Indians of North America -- Alberta -- Economic conditions -- Statistics.

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SeriesBackground paper ;, no. 1, Background paper (Alberta. Native Affairs Secretariat) ;, no. 1.
ContributionsAlberta. Native Affairs Secretariat. Policy and Planning Branch.
LC ClassificationsE78.A34 D443 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 35 p. :
Number of Pages35
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Open LibraryOL2280562M
LC Control Number86145035

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