The Muskhogean Connection of the Natchez Language

  title={The Muskhogean Connection of the Natchez Language},
  author={John Reed . Swanton},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={46 - 75}
  • J. Swanton
  • Published 1 July 1924
  • History
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
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  • Sociology
    International Journal of American Linguistics
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