Playing the White Man's Games, paper ed

$24.95

Playing the White Man's Games tells the extraordinary stories of Native American male athletes who overcame tremendous obstacles to dominate the NFL, CFL, PGA, Olympic Games, NHL and professional wrestling. From ABCs Athlete of the Century Jim Thorpe, whose track and field career began when he surpassed his college varsity high jump team in street shoes and climaxed with gold medals in the decathlon and pentathlon at the 1912 Olympic Games, before moving on to dominate NCAA and NFL football, major league baseball and 22 sports in all, including a national championship in ballroom dancing.

Price: $24.95

Louis Sockalexis: Native American Baseball Pioneer, paper ed

$13.94

Louis Sockalexis: Native American Baseball Pioneer is a recent picture book that acknowledges the achievements of Louis Sockalexis, the first Native American professional baseball player in the United States. Louis was a Penobscot boy growing up on the reservation in Maine and by the time he was twelve years old in 1884 he knew he wanted to play baseball. Playing only with other children from the other side of the river brought Louis into world of sports in the United States.

Price: $13.94

Des battes de baseball pour Noel, hardcover ed

$15.95

Des battes de baseball pour Noel is a children's picture book by well known Inuit author and storyteller Michael Kusugak. This is the French edition of Kusugak's wonderful Baseball Bats for Christmas book. The author draws on an event from his childhood when he was seven and still lived in Repulse Bay. It is Christmas 1955 when an airplane arrives in the community and the pilot leaves behind six Christmas trees. Many of the children have never seen a Christmas tree; in fact there are no trees in their northern environment.

Price: $15.95

Des battes de baseball pour Noel, paper ed

$6.95

Des battes de baseball pour Noel is a children's picture book by well known Inuit author and storyteller Michael Kusugak. This is the French edition of Kusugak's wonderful Baseball Bats for Christmas book. The author draws on an event from his childhood when he was seven and still lived in Repulse Bay. It is Christmas 1955 when an airplane arrives in the community and the pilot leaves behind six Christmas trees. Many of the children have never seen a Christmas tree; in fact there are no trees in their northern environment.

Price: $6.95

Native Athletes in Sport and Society, paper ed

$40.50

Native Athletes in Sport and Society contains eleven fascinating essays about various aspects of men's and women's sports efforts and accomplishments as Native athletes in Canada and the United States. The various authors discuss the way Native American sports figures managed to retain their identity in a mainstream sports world that did not welcome ethnic players. Issues include representation, identity, racism, power, assimilation, adaptation, class, and difference as these factors played out in team and individual sports.

Price: $40.50

Coyote Columbus Story, A, paper ed

$9.95

A Coyote Columbus Story is a Thomas King story that satirizes the journey of Columbus from the Old World to North America. Through illustrations by Kent Monkman and King's witty dialogue, readers of all ages will be treated to a First Nation's perspective of the so-called discovery of North America. Shattering all stereotypes with humour, the story features a female Creator in the form of Coyote, the trickster.

Price: $9.95

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