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Athletics

NDN Sports
Keep up with the latest news at this Native American sports site. Features include profiles, a calendar of events, tournament info, chat rooms and a photo gallery.

Native American Sports Council
Funders of sports programs enabling emerging elite Native athletes to be developed for national, international and Olympic competition, NASC provides grants, training, event information and data on past Olympians and Olympic hopefuls.

Wind River Reservation

NorthernArapaho.com
A weekly newsletter, Wind River Country events, business opportunities, information on tax incentives and business code and a brief history of the Arapaho people and their flag are included on this small site.

Eastern Shoshone tribe
The Easterm Shoshone home page contains current and historical info on the tribe, local resources and Wind River area school contacts and an events calendar.

Wind River Indian Reservation
This section of the Lander Area Chamber of Commerce describes Wind River Reservation's important historical figures, points of interest and pow wow dates.

Education

Winds of Change
The only American Indian-published and nationally distributed magazine with a focus on career and educational advancement for Native people, Winds of Change features some of the mag's content online and also has a college prep guide.

Native American Resource Center Academic Resources page
Contains links to scholarships, grants and employment opportunities for Indian youth.

Native American General Interest

Circle of Stories
Using documentary film, photography, artwork and music to honor and explore Native American storytelling, this extensive Flash site allows users to hear Indian storytellers, read Native stories and learn about Indian language and land issues.

Homeland
Information on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Lakota culture, history, spirituality and myth from the ITVS film HOMELAND's companion Web site.

Indianz.com
A resource of current information, issues and entertainment news in Indian country from a Native American perspective.

The Rez.com
This Native American-owned and operated site contains a list of federally recognized tribes and upcoming pow wows, as well as other links and resources.

Database of Native American sites
This portal site contains links to sites about individual nations, languages, educational institutions, indigenous publications, arts and businesses.

Index of Native American resources on the Internet
A comprehensive portal site with hundreds of links to Native American-related culture, arts, education and government sites.

Books

Alexie, Sherman. The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. New York: HarperPerrenial, 1994.

Bloom, John. To Show What an Indian Can Do: Sports at Native American Boarding Schools. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2000.

Colton, Larry. Counting Coup: A True Story of Basketball and Honor on the Little Big Horn. New York: Warner Books, 2000.

Frey, Darcy. The Last Shot: City Streets, Basketball Dreams. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1994.

Joravsky, Ben. Hoop Dreams: A True Story of Hardship and Triumph. Atlanta: Turner Publishing Inc., 1995.

Pierro, Peter S. Sports, Abuse and Our Children: And What We Adults Must Do About It. Oklahoma City: Peregrine Press, 2000.

Platt, Larry. Keepin' It Real: A Turbulant Season at the Crossroads with the NBA. New York: Avon Books, 1999.

Tiller, Veronica. Tiller's Guide to Indian Country: Economic Profiles of American Indian Reservations. Albuquerque: Bowarrow Pub Co, 1996.

Wideman, John Edgar. Hoop Roots: Basketball, Race, and Love. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 2001.

Articles

Antell, Judith, Audie Blevins, Katherine R. Jensen, Garth M. Massey. "Residential and Household Poverty of American Indians on the Wind River Indian Reservation," Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research working paper.

Goodgame, Dan. "Wind River's Lost Generation, Time magazine, Oct. 21, 1985.

Hamill, Ray. "Hoopa Hoops, A Tradition of Excellence," Times-Standard, Eureka, CA.

Obert, Richard. "Courting a Dream," Arizona Republic, February 15, 1999.

Pierce, Charles. "Basketball Nation," GQ, February 1996.

Roberts, Selena. "In the Shadows: Off-Field Hurdles Stymie Indian Athletes," New York Times, June 17, 2001.

Smith, Gary. "Shadow of a Nation," Sports Illustrated, February 18, 1991.

"Wind River Indian Reservation," yellowstonepark.com Wyoming guide.

"Eastern Shoshone Tribe Community Environmental Profile", Mni Sose Intertribal Water Rights Coalition



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