Tag Archives: Olympics
Celebrating Billy Mills, Native Athlete and Advocate
Billy Mills became the first Native American to win the Olympic Gold Medal for the 10,000-meter run in 1964… on March 6, South Dakota Celebrates Billy Mills Day to recognize his achievements.
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2018 Winter Olympics & Native American Athletes
Help us cheer on our northern First Nation neighbors as they compete at the top of their game in the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Posted in Older Archives_Humanitarian Also tagged #Pyeongchang2018, #TeamUSA, First Nations, NikeN7, athletes, Native American 5 Comments
Olympics and the Spirit of Friendship and Solidarity
PWNA is proud and excited to cheer on three Native American athletes at the 2016 Olympics.
Posted in Older Archives_Humanitarian Also tagged Rickie Fowler, Jaimie Thibeault, Ashton Locklear, athletes, Native American Leave a comment
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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