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Indian story of the creation and flood being the first of the myths and legends of Colorado by Louise M. Smith

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Published by Williamson Haffner Co. in Denver .
Written in English



  • Colorado.


  • Indians of North America -- Folklore.,
  • Indians of North America -- Colorado.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesMyths & legends of Colorado
Statementdone into tales by Louise M. Smith ; illustrated by Robert L. Paley.
LC ClassificationsE98.F6 S638 1906
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3281356M
LC Control Number2003558302

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