Athletes

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Book Reviews:

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Alfred Fisher
David J. Norton
Patricia Skidmore
Radolfo Piño-Robles
Eleanor M. Blain
Kenichi Matsui
P. Dawn Mills
John S. Long
Susan Berry
Thomas S. Abler
David J. Norton.
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 19, no. 2, 1999, pp. 381-404
Description
Book reviews of: Legends of our Times: Native Cowboy Life by Morgan Baillargeon and Leslie Tepper. The World Turned Upside Down: Indian Voices from Early America by Conlin Callway (Editor). Women in Trouble: Connecting Women's Law Violations to Their Histories of Abuse by Elizabeth Cormack. Leonard Bloomfield's Fox Lexicon: Critical Edition by Ives Goddard (Editor). White Man's Law: Native People in Nineteenth-Century Canadian Jurisprudence by Sidney L. Harring.
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Books in Review

Book Reviews
Canadian Literature, no. 124-125, Native Writers & Canadian Literature, Spring/Summer, 1990, pp. 316-330
Description
Entire review section on one pdf. To access individual reviews, scroll down to appropriate page. Native Ground by Beverley Rasporich. (p. 316 - 318) Books reviewed: Shaman's Ground by Don Gutteridge. The Victory of Géraldine Gull by Joan Clark. Stereotypes by Max Dorsinville. (p. 319 - 320) Book reviewed: Les Figures de l'Indien edited by Gilles Thérien. Spirit Landscape by Kristjana Gunnars. (p. 320 - 323) Book reviewed: Playing Dead, a Contemplation Concerning the Arctic by Rudy Wiebe. Halfway Tales by Penny Van Toorn. (p.
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Cote Wins Longboat Award

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Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 4, no. 6-7, August-December 1974, p. 40
Description
Chief Tony Cote presented with medal for spearheading Saskatchewan's first Indian Games.
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First Nations 'Babe Ruth' Classy Individual

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Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, August 25, 2006, p. A11
Description
Comments on Darren Zack, the new "Babe Ruth" fastball pitcher, originally from the Garden River First Nation near Sault Saint Marie, Ontario.
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Fred Sasakamoose: Free to Choose

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Arnold Isbister
Saskatchewan History, vol. 65, no. 2, Fall, 2013, pp. 12-15
Description
The author’s account of being able to see Fred Sasakamoose play hockey for the first time; provides some biographical information on Sasakamoose. Entire Issue on one .pdf, scroll to page 12.
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From Bourke to England

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Author/Creator
Eddie Cockburn
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 3, no. 2, June 1979, pp. 16-18
Description
Brief biographical article on Mitchell Knight, an Aboriginal track and field athlete.
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Great Athletes From Our First Nations

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Morris Mott
The Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 27, no. 1, 2007, p. 216
Description
Book review of: Great Athletes From Our First Nations by Vincent Schilling. Scroll to page 216 to read review.
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Hockey Star Gives Back to First Nation Community

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Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, August 11, 2006, p. A11
Description
Comments on community contributions by Gino Odjick, a hockey player from Maniwaki, Quebec, Billy Two Rivers, a former wrestler from Kahnawake, and Darren Zack, a fastball pitcher from Garden River First Nation.
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Indian Summer Games Creating Living History

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Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, July 12, 1996, p. A5
Description
Comments on some great Saskatchewan athletes like Paul Acoose and Alex Wuttunee Decoteau. Also discusses the 1996 Indian Summer Games at Ahtahkakoop Reserve in Saskatchewan.
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Jim Thorpe: A Biography

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Bob Reising
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 37, no. 2, The Settler Complex, 2013, pp. 252-254
Description
Book review of: Jim Thorpe by William A. Cook. Review located by scrolling to page 252.
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Jim Thorpe: Legend and Legacy

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael D. Koehler
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 15, no. 3, May 1976, pp. [3-6]
Description
Winner of the pentathlon and the decathlon during the Stockholm 1912 Olympics.
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My Sobriety - Chapter III: At School For Football

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Author/Creator
Koorie Dhoulagarle
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 2, no. 1, March 1978, pp. 29-36
Description
Continuing series excerpted from the book, My Sobriety which was written at the time the author had given up drinking for the previous 18 months.
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'Nature's Most Beautiful Models': George Catlin's Choctaw Ball-Play Paintings and the Politics of Indian Removal

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Frank H. Goodyear
The International Journal of the History of Sport, vol. 23, no. 2, March 2006, pp. 138-153
Description
Comments on a series of ball-play paintings that provide an opportunity to investigate Euro-American perceptions of Native American ball-play or lacrosse in the early nineteenth century.
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Polly Farmer: A Biography

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Richard Baker
Aboriginal History, vol. 19, no. 2, 1995, pp. 204-206
Description
Book review of: Polly Farmer by Steve Hawke. Review located by scrolling to page 204.
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The Running Warrior

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Author/Creator
Charlotte Cameron
Canada's History, vol. 93, no. 3, June/July 2013, p. 13
Description
Brief biographical sketch of Alex Decoteau, a Cree Olympic athlete and Canada's first Aboriginal policeman.
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Tom Longboat... A Notable Indian Athlete

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Author/Creator
Louise Cuthand
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 7, no. 11, November 1977, pp. 70-72
Description
Story of Olympic long distance runner Tom Longboat, an Onondaga Indian from the Caledonia Reserve.
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Tootoo's Capital

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Author/Creator
Sydney Sackett
Inuktitut, no. 94, 2004, pp. 38-[?]
Description
Jordin Tootoo describes his life and the differences between playing with the Nashville Predators in the National Hockey League and life in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut.
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Twenty Seconds of Pain

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Billy Mills
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 13, no. 3, May 1974, pp. [1-8]
Description
Edited excerpts from an address by the1964 Olympic gold medal winner stress the importance of school recreational programs for Native American youth.
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Two Rivers a Chief and a Champion

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Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Leader Post, August 21, 2006, p. B1
Description
Report on an episode from a biographical series on the Aboriginal People's Television Network (APTN) about a wrestler and political leader.
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Who Do You Think I Am?: A Story of Tom Longboat

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Peter Unwin
The Beaver, vol. 81, no. 2, April/May 2001, pp. 20-[?]
Description
Brief biography of legendary Onondagan runner with whom the press had an ambiguous relationship because of his First Nation ancestry.
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