Tag Archives: Jim Thorpe
Recognizing The Accomplishments of Native American Athletes on National Student Athlete Day
For PWNA, National Student Athlete Day reminds us of the importance of sports in Indian Country and the Native American athletes and professional teams who support Native causes.
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Native Americans in Pro Sports
Billy Mills, Jim Thorpe, “Chief” Bender, “Tarzan” Brown, “Injun Joe” Kapp and modern day Native American legends in pro sports: Jacoby Ellsbury, Shane Vitorino, Kyle Lohse, Joba Chamberlain and Sam Bradford. The legacy lives on.
Jim Thorpe: 100 Years in the Spotlight
Olympic gold medal winner Jim Thorpe was a great athlete from the Sac and Fox Nation.
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Native American Contributions to the U.S.
Significant contributions of Native Americans to western culture.
Posted in History, Culture, Justice Also tagged veterans, indigenous, Native American Day, Benjamin Franklin, sign language, Taylor Lautner, American Indian Heritage Day, Iraq 15 Comments