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Decolonizing Sport

Decolonizing Sport tells the stories of sport colonizing Indigenous Peoples and of Indigenous Peoples using sport to decolonize. Spanning several lands — Turtle Island, the US, Australia, … 288 View
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On Account of Darkness

Shining Light on Race and Sport

For marginalized athletes past and present, achievement can bring celebrity without equality and recognition without opportunity In many ways, Ontario’s Chatham-Kent region is a microcosm … 213 View
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Ways of Knowing: Sport, Colonialism, and Decolonization

From: Decolonizing Sport

This chapter introduces sport as an aspect of forced assimilation at residential schools in Canada. The mass unmarked graved found at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School is discussed, … 20 $2.00 Add
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Beyond Competition: An Indigenous Perspective on Organized Sport

From: Decolonizing Sport

This chapter presents an Indigenous perspective on organized sport. Brian Rice shares his personal experience around sports growing up, and later as a physical education teacher in an … 13 $1.30 Add
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Under the Pear Tree

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This chapter talks about the history and experiences of Black Americans and Canadians in sports dealing with systemic racism and discrimination. Canada’s history of white supremacy and … 15 $1.50 Add
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More Than a Mascot: How the Mascot Debate Erases Indigenous People in Sport

From: Decolonizing Sport

This chapter explores how team mascots erase Indigenous people in sport. Natalie Welch shares her personal story as a Native woman whose life has constantly been haunted by Native American sports … 12 $1.20 Add
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Witnessing Painful Pasts: Understanding Images of Sports at Canadian Indian Residential Schools

From: Decolonizing Sport

This chapter examines the presence of sports in Canadian residential schools and the use of sports as a tool for forced assimilation. 18 $1.80 Add
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The Absence of Indigenous Moving Bodies: Whiteness and Decolonizing Sport History

From: Decolonizing Sport

This chapter examines five ways that historical analyses of sport engage with evidence, coloniality, and Indigenous and colonial ways of knowing. The imperial archive and it’s position in … 26 $2.60 Add
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# 87 Using Wikipedia for Sport Reconciliation

From: Decolonizing Sport

This chapter discusses a lack of representation and awareness of Indigenous athletes. Wikipedia’s role in perpetuating a colonial understanding of sport is examined, in the context of the … 20 $2.00 Add
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Olympism at Face Value: The Legal Feasibility of Indigenous‑Led Olympic Games

From: Decolonizing Sport

This chapter examines how the Olympic games perpetuate colonial values and a colonial understanding of organize sport. Also discussed are potential requirements for cities desiring to host the … 21 $2.10 Add
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Canoe Racing to Fishing Guides: Sport and Settler Colonialism in Mi’kma’ki

From: Decolonizing Sport

This chapter focuses on the displacement of Indigenous populations by settler colonial societies from Mi’kma’ki, the homeland of the Mi’kmaq. It also reflects on the … 15 $1.50 Add
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Transcending Colonialism? Rodeos and Racing in Lethbridge

From: Decolonizing Sport

This chapter discusses sport in Lethbridge and the surrounding region between the late 1880s and the First World War. This reading address how frontier or settler colonial communities emerged … 20 $2.00 Add
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"Men pride themselves on Feats of Endurance" Masculinities and Movement Cultures in Kenyan Running History

From: Decolonizing Sport

This chapter focuses on the history of the Kalenjin, the ethnic group predominating in Kenya’s Rift Valley that has achieved extraordinary success in the sport of running. Examining their … 14 $1.40 Add
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Stealing, Drinking, and Not Cooperating: Sport and Everyday Resistance in Aboriginal Settlements in Australia

From: Decolonizing Sport

This chapter explores how sport can be used as a tool of Aboriginal Australian resistance, within the framework created by historian Richard Broome. 15 $1.50 Add
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Let’s Make Baseball! Practices of Unsettling on the Recreational Ball Diamonds of Tkaronto/Toronto

From: Decolonizing Sport

This chapter examines how sport operates as a rarefied cultural symbol in North American society to stabilize settler identity. The colonial history of the sport is discussed as well as how it … 19 $1.90 Add
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Subjugating and Liberating at Once: Indigenous Sport History as a Double-Edged Sword

From: Decolonizing Sport

In the conclusion, Brendan Hokowhitu reflects on each chapter within this anthology, examining their similarities, differences and what they contribute to our understanding of the relationship … 7 $0.70 Add