Native Athletes in Action!

Native Athletes in Action! by Vincent Schilling

Native Athletes in Action!

  • Paperback
  • 7th Generation (2016)
  • SKU: 9781939053145
Regular price $9.95
/

The revised edition of Native Athletes in Action adds two new and exciting young basketball players to the roster of outstanding Native athletes already included in the book. Shoni Schimmel, a tribal member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in eastern Oregon, has earned the nicknames The Umatilla Thrilla and Showtime in the world of women's basketball. To people in Indian Country, Shoni is an absolute hero. Kenny Dobbs, aka The Dunk Inventor, is a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and has toured the globe with the National Basketball Association as a celebrity dunker for sold-out shows. The biographies of all thirteen athletes describe the hard work, determination and education it took to accomplish their dreams and become the champions they are.

From the Olympics to national and minor leaguer teams, here are the stories of some of the many Native athletes who have excelled in the field of sports. These stories highlight the lives and achievements of 13 outstanding athletes, both men and women, who followed their hearts and through hard work became champions.

The Native Trailblazer Series shines a spotlight on the contributions of Native Americans and First Nation Canadians who provide inspirational role models for young readers.

More from Sports
Spirit Run: A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land by Noé Álvarez
Spirit Run: A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land
Noé Álvarez
$16.95
Unstoppable: How Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Defeated Army by Art Coulson
Unstoppable: How Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Defeated Army
Art Coulson
$15.95
Brothers on Three: A True Story of Family, Resistance, and Hope on a Reservation in Montana by Abe Streep
Brothers on Three: A True Story of Family, Resistance, and Hope on a Reservation in Montana
Abe Streep
$28.99
Canyon Dreams: A Basketball Season on the Navajo Nation by Michael Powell
Canyon Dreams: A Basketball Season on the Navajo Nation
Michael Powell
$18.00
The Real All Americans by Sally Jenkins
The Real All Americans: The Team That Changed a Game, a People, a Nation
Sally Jenkins
$17.00
Native Hoops: The Rise of American Indian Basketball, 1895-1970 by Wade Davies
Native Hoops: The Rise of American Indian Basketball, 1895-1970
Wade Davies
$24.95
Recently viewed