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National American Indian Museum Act joint hearing before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, and the Committee on Rules and Administration, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, first session, on S. 1722 ... and S. 1723 .... by United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., [Congressional Sales Office], U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.,
  • Indians of North America -- Museums -- Law and legislation.

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SeriesS. hrg -- 100-547.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Rules and Administration.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17747258M

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