Native Athletes In Sport And Society

Author: C. Richard King
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803278284
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Superstars and fallen stars, journeymen and amateurs, coaches and gatekeepers, activists and tricksters appear side by side in this collection, their stories articulating the issues of power and possibility, difference and identity, ...

Native Athletes In Action

Author: Vincent Schilling
Publisher: Book Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780977918300
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Profiles famous Native American athletes in all kinds of sports, from skiing and skating to bowling and baseball.


Author: C. Richard King
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803278640
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Looks at the controversial branding of the Washington Redskins professional football franchise, the positions of those who support and challenge it, and what the controversy says about perceptions of Native Americans and the power of brands ...

Native Americans In Sports

Author: C. Richard King
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317464036
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Johnson gained national sporting headlines as a major league pitcher from 1913
to 1915, pitching nine big-league shutouts and two minor-league no-hitters.
Nicknamed “Chief” and ... In Telling Achievements: Native American Athletes in
Sport and Society, edited by C. Richard King. Lincoln: ... After earning his
dentistry degree, Johnson opened a practice in Puerto Rico and school officials
hailed Johnson as the exemplar of the school's mission to assimilate Native
Americans. He later ...

Asian American Athletes In Sport And Society

Author: C. Richard King
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317595327
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Over the past thirty years, there has been a significant increase in the number of
studies on women's involvement in sports (Costa & Guthrie, 1994; Hall, 1996;
Theberge, 2000) and according to Coakley (2004), gender is now the central
topic in ... it is important to recognize and understand the distinctive experiences
of African American women, there is a need to be sensitive and inclusive of other
minority women such as Asian American women, Hispanic American women and
Native ...

The Native American Mascot Controversy

Author: C. Richard King
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810867321
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The book provides a comprehensive and critical account of the issues surrounding the controversy, explicating the importance of anti-Indian racism in education and how it might be challenged.

Native American Son

Author: Kate Buford
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 0307594297
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Here is the story—long overdue and brilliantly told—of a complex, iconoclastic, profoundly talented man whose life encompassed both tragic limitations and truly extraordinary achievements. From the Hardcover edition.

Native Americans And Sport In North America

Author: C. Richard King
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113676917X
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This paper examines several of those stories, including an ESPN special on
Native Americans in sport; the representation of Jim Thorpe in Athlete of the
Century polls; the depiction of Ed 'Wahoo' McDaniel in Sports Illustrated; and the
book A Season on the Reservation: My Sojourn With the White Mountain Apache
by former Los Angeles Laker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The analysis reveals that
racial dynamics and stereotypes about American Indians that exist broadly in US
society are ...

Canadian Journal Of History Of Sport

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Sport history can assist them in the documentation of their native sport heroes.
The two types of native sport history identified in this paper may both be important
to native people in different ways. While the examination of native athletes
competing successfully within North American sport attests to native effectiveness
within mainstream society, the development of records on sport and games in
native culture can provide an equally needed sense of uniqueness for native

Proceedings Newsletter

Author: North American Society for Sport History
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During the early twentieth century, the Carlisle school attempted to accomplish its
goals of the 'civilization' of Native students by teaching them the virtues of
respectable modern sports. However, when some students chose to emulate
white athletes by engaging in professional summer baseball, school officials
eliminated the baseball team, allegedly to protect Indians from the economic
vices of white society. When Carlisle found itself under attack from proponents of
the national ...