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Native Hoops: The Rise of American Indian Basketball

Voices of Montana
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Native Hoops: The Rise of American Indian Basketball
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Basketball has deep roots all across America since its creation in 1891, but what do we know about the game’s impact on Native American communities and vice versa?

University of Montana Professor Wade Davies researched this for nearly two decades before publishing “Native Hoops: The Rise of American Indian Basketball.” Click to hear Professor Davies talk about the history of the sport amongst the tribes over the past 100 years and how our Native American brothers and sisters have put their own stamp on a sport that is uniquely American.

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