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Happily May I Walk: American Indians and Alaska Natives Today by Arlene Hirschfelder - First Edition, First Printing - 1986 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

Happily May I Walk: American Indians and Alaska Natives Today

by Arlene Hirschfelder

Condition: Near Fine/fine


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1986. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/fine. Very near fine first edition, first printing in a fine dust jacket. Blue paper covered boards with purple quarter cloth binding. Very small spots of original binder's glue have seeped through cloth in the outer gutter of the front of the book. Map of United States endpapers showing Native lands and communities. B/W photos throughout. Fine dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. 152 pp. with index. Large octavo, 7 x 9 inches tall. Explores the everyday life, culture, and preservation of traditions of America's native peoples, including North American Indians, Inuits, and Aleuts. Discusses stereotypes and myths about North America's First Peoples. Suitable for grades 4-8


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