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Indian Traditions of the Book of Mormon

TitleIndian Traditions of the Book of Mormon
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1931
AuthorsMcGavin, E. Cecil
MagazineThe Instructor
Issue Number8
Date PublishedAugust 1931
KeywordsNative Americans; Recordkeeping

Traditions of the Indians tell of “a book” that their forefathers once possessed. It was taken from them, buried, and promised that it would come forth at a later time. Accounts from letters and journals of early missionaries of the Church as well as scholars of ancient Indians tell of these traditions.