Native Americans in Sports

Native Americans in Sports

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Native Americans profiles nearly 200 past and present athletes and key personnel in sports ranging from archery to wrestling. It also includes essays on cultural themes, institutions, teams, and sport history.Between 1897 and 1907, the Indians, Chemawaa#39;s football team (for a time known as the Redskins, now the Braves), played the ... In addition, in 1903 the team traveled to San Francisco to play the University of California, Berkeley, and Stanford University. ... Rampant diseases like the Spanish flu and tuberculosis, two world wars, and other conflicts removed many potential sports heroes from the rosters.

Title:Native Americans in Sports
Author:C. Richard King
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-03-10


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