Sport & (De)Colonization

What's Old is News by Sean Graham

Episode notes

Janice Forsyth, author of Reclaiming Tom Longboat: Indigenous Self-Determination in Canadian Sport, talks with Sean about the Tom Longboat Awards and the role of sport in the story of colonization. They discuss Janice's history as a past winner, the importance of sporting role models, and mainstream sports' role in colonial structures. They also chat about how the media tells athletes' stories and the role of traditional sports and games in decolonization.

Historical Headline of the Week

Bobby Hristova, "Indigenous Teens Hope Return of Lacrosse to Canada Games will Inspire Future Generations, ... 

 ...  Read more
first nationstom longboatself determination