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Author Bloom, John, 1962-

Title To show what an Indian can do : sports at Native American boarding schools / John Bloom.

Imprint Minneapolis, Minn. : University of Minnesota Press, c2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.08997 B623t    ---  Available
Description xxi, 151 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Sport and culture series ; v. 2
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-144) and index.
Contents Native American athletics and assimilation -- The struggle over the meaning of sports -- The 1930s and Pan-Indian pride -- Female physical fitness, sexuality, and pleasure -- Narratives of boarding school life.
Subject Indians of North America -- Sports.
Indians of North America -- Education.
Sports -- United States -- History.
Off-reservation boarding schools -- United States -- History.
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations.
United States -- Social conditions.
ISBN 0816636516 (hc : acid-free paper)
0816636524 (pbk. : acid-free paper)

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