Native Americans in Sports

Native Americans in Sports

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
Looks at Native American athletes and athletics, covering such topics as indigenous and modern sports, organizations, and prominent athletes.

& Francis Publishing

Offers full coverage of Native American athletes and athletics from historical, cultual and indigenous perspectives, from before European intervention to the 21st century. There are entries devoted to broader cultural themes, and how these affect and are affected by the sport.

Book News
King (Washington State U.) presents a two-volume, alphabetically-arranged reference work addressing Native American athletes and athletics in all regions of the U.S. and Canada, from the past to the present. The text includes biographies of athletes, profiles of all-Indian teams of national prominence, overviews of specific indigenous and modern sports, descriptions of major institutions and organizations, and discussion of cultural themes and social issues. The 70-plus contributors include academics, independent scholars, and freelance journalists from the U.S. and Canada. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : Sharpe Reference, c2004
ISBN: 9780765680549
Characteristics: 2 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 27 cm


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