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Tom Longboat

Wilton Littlechild

Tom Longboat

Canada"s outstanding indian athlete

by Wilton Littlechild

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Published in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Longboat, Tom, -- 1887-1949.

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (M.A.)- University of Alberta, 1975.

    Statementby Wilton Littlechild.
    SeriesCanadian theses on microfiche
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 microfiche (151frames) ;
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16376676M

    Tom Longboat continued to run after joining the Canadian Expeditionary Force. The famous Six Nations' distance runner became a dispatch carrier with the th Battalion. As well, he competed in army sporting contests, and won the Dominion Day Competition's eight-mile race in (Canada's Sports Hall of Fame / Library and Archives Canada / PA. View the profiles of people named Tom Longboat. Join Facebook to connect with Tom Longboat and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to.

    The author’s acknowledgments include Bruce Kidd (an athlete and author of an earlier biography Tom Longboat, published in ). But Batten’s book, which offers little more Longboat content than Kidd’s, has curious inaccuracies and omissions. It refers incorrectly to the Six Nations community of Ohsweken (formerly Oswego) as Oshwegan. Tom Longboat is published by Grass Roots Press, a division of Literacy Services of Canada Ltd. PHONE 1––– WEBSITE ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Book Publishing Industry Development Program (BPIDP) for our publishing activities.

    Scholastic Canada ’ s biography series – picture books that profile trailblazing Canadians, including Viola Desmond and Chris Hadfield – stands out in the field of non-fiction kidlit biographies thanks to its appealing, comic-strip style.. The latest entry, Meet Tom Longboat, is a solid, accessible introduction to the world-class Onondaga distance runner from Six Nations. From the rural back roads near his home on the Six Nations Reserve to the track of a crowd-packed Madison Square Garden, Tom Longboat raced his way to fame as the greatest distance runner Canada has even known. The tall Onondaga athlete captured the hearts of racing fans everywhere during the early years of the twentieth century. He was a.


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In his biography of Longboat, long-distance runner Bruce Kidd gives an insider's view of the life of a great athlete in the context of Canadian social history. A race official prepares to fire the starter gun for a long-distance race, with competitors Alfred Shrubb of Great Britain (left) and Tom Longboat of Canada (right) Author: James Tennent.

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He won virtually every amateur race he entered in record time, and when a North American professional marathon circuit was created after the controversial Olympic Marathon, he became its Author: Bruce Kidd. This biography of Tom Longboat is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy Longboat () of the Onondaga First Nation was raised in a log cabin on the Six Nations reserve.

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