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The Tewa world space, time, being, and becoming in a Pueblo society. by Alfonso Ortiz

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


  • Tewa Indians,
  • San Juan Pueblo (N.M.)

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 197 p.
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23252148M
ISBN 100226633063

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