Native Athletes in Action (Paperback)
7th Generation, 9780977918300, 125pp.
Publication Date: May 1, 2007
- Naomi Lang (Karuk) - US Olympian and ice dance champion
- Ross Anderson (Cheyenne/Arapaho, Mescalero Apache) - Downhill speed skier and US record holder
- Jordin Tootoo (Inuit) - National Hockey League player
- Stephanie Murata (Osage) - US National Wrestling champion
- Beau Kemp (Choctaw and Chickasaw) - Professional baseball pitcher
- Alwyn Morris (Mohawk) - Olympic gold and bronze medalist in kayaking
- Cory Witherill (Navajo) - Professional Indy car racing
- Richard Dionne (Sioux) - CBA basketball champion
- Cheri Becerra-Madsen (Omaha) - Wheelchair racing Olympian, world record holder
- Shelly Hruska (Metis) - Ringette Team Canada
- Mike Edwards (Cherokee) - Professional bowler and PBA champion
- Delby Powless (Mohawk) - Lacrosse champion
- Jim Thorpe (Sauk and Fox) - Olympian and professional football and baseball player
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.
High interest text and easy to read format is ideal for teen and adult literacy programs.