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Primary Sources & Further Reading

We suggest the following source materials for further research on the history of Native Americans in sports. Materials are available at the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum library by appointment.

Gendar, Jeannine. 1995. Grass, Games, and Moon Races: California Indian Games and Toys. Berkeley, California: Heyday Books

Nabokov, Peter. 1987. Indian Running: Native American History and Tradition.Santa Fe, New Mexico: Ancient City Press

Oxendine, Joseph B., Ph.D. 1995. American Indian Sports Heritage. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press

Wheeler, Robert W. 1983. Jim Thorpe: World’s Greatest Athlete. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press

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