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|Publication Type||Magazine Article|
|Year of Publication||1950|
|Authors||Ivins, Antoine R.|
|Magazine||Relief Society Magazine|
|Date Published||August 1950|
|Keywords||Ancient America; Columbus, Christopher; External Evidence; Lamanite; Missionary Work; Testimony|
The Book of Mormon devotes a major part of its account to discussing the Lamanite nation. It is a mistaken idea that all the indigenous groups of people who were found in America following the landing of Christopher Columbus were Lamanites. A testimony is not based on the external but internal evidences of the Book of Mormon.
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