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Native American Legends: Big Sand
Name: Big Sand
Tribal affiliation: Gros Ventre
Also known as: Bashnobe, Basnobe , the Big Sand
Type: Mythical place,
Land of the Dead
The Big Sand is not a person but a place. It is the Gros Ventre afterworld.
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