To Show what an Indian Can Do

Sports at Native American Boarding Schools

Author: John Bloom

Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

ISBN: 9780816636525

Category: Education

Page: 151

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A compelling and inspiring account of Native American student athletes - now available in paperback!

Native Americans and Sport in North America

Other People's Games

Author: C. Richard King

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113676917X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 221

View: 911

Taking examples from the United States and Canada, this comprehensive text offers compassionate and critical accounts of the Native American sporting experience. It challenges popular images of indigenous athletes and athletics; it explores Native American participation in and appropriation of EuroAmerican sports; and it unpacks social categories, particularly gender, race and heritage and their implications for understanding Native Americans and sport in North America. Contributors discuss the interplay of power and possibility, difference and identity, representation and remembrance that have shaped the means and meanings of American Indians playing sport. Included in this book are discussions on: continuity and change, the place of sport in the survival and adaptation of indigenous beliefs and behaviours the play of power and the power of play within indigenous communities, intercultural spaces, and American popular culture the contradictions and conditions of possibilities sport has offered American Indians the politics and poetics of identity the axes of difference structuring the indigenous sporting experience, particularly, gender, race, and nationalism representations and stagings of Indianness in the context of sport.

The Native American Identity in Sports

Creating and Preserving a Culture

Author: Frank A. Salamone

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0810887088

Category: Social Science

Page: 213

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This collection of essays examines how sport has contributed to shaping and expressing Native American identity—from the attempt of the old Indian Schools to “Americanize” Native Americans through sport to the “Indian mascot” controversy and what it says about the broader public view of Native Americans. Additional essays explore the contemporary use of the traditional sport Toka to combat obesity in some Native American communities, the Seminoles' commercialization of alligator wrestling—a “Native” sport that was, in fact, only developed as a sport due to interest from tourists—and much more. The contributions to this volume not only tell the story of Native Americans' participation in the world of sports, but also how Native Americans have changed and enriched the sports world in the process.

Native Americans in Sports

Author: C. Richard King

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317464036

Category: Political Science

Page: 440

View: 8916

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.

Race and Sport

The Struggle for Equality on and Off the Field

Author: Charles K. Ross

Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

ISBN: 9781578068975

Category: Social Science

Page: 232

View: 9748

An examination of the connection between race and sport in America

International Sport

A Bibliography, 2000 Including Index to Sports History Journals, Conference Proceedings and Essay Collection

Author: Richard William Cox

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780714653648

Category: Reference

Page: 78

View: 1984

Provides bibliographical references to books, articles, essays, and conference proceedings covering a variety of topics relating to sports.

King Football

Sport and Spectacle in the Golden Age of Radio and Newsreels, Movies and Magazines, the Weekly and the Daily Press

Author: Michael Oriard

Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN: 080786403X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 512

View: 5098

This landmark work explores the vibrant world of football from the 1920s through the 1950s, a period in which the game became deeply embedded in American life. Though millions experienced the thrills of college and professional football firsthand during these years, many more encountered the game through their daily newspapers or the weekly Saturday Evening Post, on radio broadcasts, and in the newsreels and feature films shown at their local movie theaters. Asking what football meant to these millions who followed it either casually or passionately, Michael Oriard reconstructs a media-created world of football and explores its deep entanglements with a modernizing American society. Football, claims Oriard, served as an agent of "Americanization" for immigrant groups but resisted attempts at true integration and racial equality, while anxieties over the domestication and affluence of middle-class American life helped pave the way for the sport's rise in popularity during the Cold War. Underlying these threads is the story of how the print and broadcast media, in ways specific to each medium, were powerful forces in constructing the football culture we know today.

Annals of Wyoming

The Wyoming History Journal

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: West (U.S.)

Page: N.A

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Sports Matters

Race, Recreation, and Culture

Author: John Bloom,Michael Willard

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 0814798810

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

View: 9024

Sports Matters brings critical attention to the centrality of race within the politics and pleasures of the massive sports culture that developed in the U.S. during the past century and a half.

Qualitative Methods in Sports Studies

Author: David L. Andrews,Daniel S. Mason,Michael L. Silk

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

ISBN: 9781859737897

Category: Social Science

Page: 128

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This book makes a timely contribution to a broader methodological project as the first systematic examination and explication of qualitative research methods within sports studies. Qualitative Methods in Sports Studies assesses a variety of approaches, ranging from social historical, media text, and personal narrative to ethnographic and interview-based qualitative research methodologies. Drawing on the diversity of sport studies literature, contributors outline the major issues and strategies associated with each method. This practical research guide is an essential reference tool for students and scholars of sport and leisure studies.

America, history and life

Author: American Bibliographical Center,EBSCO Publishing (Firm)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: United States

Page: N.A

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Provides historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Includes information abstracted from over 2,000 journals published worldwide.

Sport in Canada

A History

Author: Don Morrow,Kevin B. Wamsley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 381

View: 7309

The second edition of Sport in Canada: A History examines the place of sports and games in Canadian life, mainly from a historical perspective, but also in view of contemporary society. Chapters explore how people have related to one another through sports, games, and pastimes throughout Canada's history. Assessing the broader social context within which particular sports emerged or disappeared and the forces that have shaped them, Sport in Canada is an indispensible volume for those studying the history of sport in this country.

Sport, culture and the media

the unruly trinity

Author: David Rowe

Publisher: Open Univ Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 253

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Examining the ways in which media sport has insinuated itself into contemporary everyday life, this book traces the rise of the sports media and the economic and political influences on and implications of the media sports cultural complex.

Choice

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Academic libraries

Page: N.A

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Library Journal

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Libraries

Page: N.A

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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.