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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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Shared Symbols, Contested Meanings:
    Interesting book about Gros Ventre culture, history, and religious traditions.
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    Anthology of folklore from the Gros Ventre and other Northern Plains tribes.

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 Gros Ventre language
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