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American Indian Sports Heritage
Language: en
Pages: 370
Authors: Joseph B. Oxendine
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-01-01 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

“Neither the highly commercialized nature of professional sports today nor the more casual attitude prevailing in amateur activities captures the essence of I
Native Americans and Sport in North America
Language: en
Pages: 221
Authors: C. King
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-11-07 - Publisher: Routledge

Taking examples from the United States and Canada, this comprehensive text offers compassionate and critical accounts of the Native American sporting experience
The Native American Identity in Sports
Language: en
Pages: 221
Authors: Frank A. Salamone
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

On October 15, 1964 Billy Mills became the only American to win an Olympic Gold Medal for the 10,000 meters. It was but one notable triumph in sports by a Nativ
Native Athletes in Sport & Society
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: C. Richard King
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-01-01 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Though many Americans might be aware of the Olympian and football Hall of Famer Jim Thorpe or of Navajo golfer Notah Begay, few know of the fundamental role tha
American Indians and Popular Culture: Media, sports, and politics
Language: en
Pages: 390
Authors: Elizabeth DeLaney Hoffman
Categories: SOCIAL SCIENCE
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

"Americans are still fascinated by the romantic notion of the "noble savage," yet know little about the real Native peoples of North America. This two-volume wo
Native Americans in Sports
Language: en
Pages: 411
Authors: C. Richard King
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-10 - Publisher: Routledge

Offers full coverage of Native American athletes and athletics from historical, cultual and indigenous perspectives, from before European intervention to the 21
The American Indian Integration of Baseball
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Jeffrey P. Powers-Beck
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01-01 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

For many the entry of Jackie Robinson into Major League Baseball in 1947 marked the beginning of integration in professional baseball, but the entry of American
Teaching American Indian Students
Language: en
Pages: 348
Authors: Jon Allan Reyhner
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

Teaching American Indian Students is the most comprehensive resource book available for educators of American Indians. The promise of this book is that Indian s
Non-Western Educational Traditions
Language: en
Pages: 506
Authors: Timothy G. Reagan
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-09-22 - Publisher: Routledge

This text provides a brief yet comprehensive overview of a number of non-Western approaches to educational thought and practice. Its premise is that understandi
Indians in Unexpected Places
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Philip Joseph Deloria
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

Explores the cultural discordance of non-Native Americans' outdated visions of powerful stereotypes of Native Americans, providing revealing accounts of unexpec