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Aboriginal peoples and sport in Canada : historical foundations and contemporary issues

Author: Janice Evelyn Forsyth; Audrey R Giles
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, 2012.
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Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada is the first work to focus sustained and serious attention on the wider implications of Aboriginal peoples' involvement in sport.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janice Evelyn Forsyth; Audrey R Giles
ISBN: 9780774824200 0774824204
OCLC Number: 826992394
Awards: Winner of NASSH Book Prize for Collections, North American Society for Sport History 2014
Description: x, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: Historical Perspectives on Aboriginal Peoples in Sport and Recreation --
1 Bodies of Meaning: Sports and Games at Canadian Residential Schools / Janice Forsyth --
2 Indigenous Peoples and Canadian-Hosted Olympic Games / Christine M. O'Bonsawin --
3 Toward a History of Aboriginal Women in Canadian Sport / M. Ann Hall --
Part 2: Contemporary Issues --
4 Aboriginal Peoples and the Construction of Canadian Sport Policy / Victoria Paraschak --
5 Canadian Elite Aboriginal Athletes, Their Challenges, and the Adaptation Process / Robert Schinke, Duke Peltier, and Hope Yungblut --
6 Women's and Girls' Participation in Dene Games in the Northwest Territories / Audrey R. Giles --
7 Performance Indicators: Aboriginal Games at the Arctic Winter Games / Michael Heine --
8 The Quality and Cultural Relevance of Physical Education for Aboriginal Youth: Challenges and Opportunities / Joannie Halas, Heather McRae, and Amy Carpenter --
9 Two-Eyed Seeing: Physical Activity, Sport, and Recreation Promotion in Indigenous Communities / Lynn Lavallée and Lucie Lévesque.
Responsibility: edited by Janice Forsyth and Audrey R. Giles.

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