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Culin, Stewart, Games of the North American Indians. New York: Dover Publications Inc. ISBN: 0-486-23125-9

This has extensive information on games.

Dances of the northern plains. (Video). Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre (SICC), 18 min, 1987, No order number is required. Video Guide - ISBN 0-920571-02-6.

  • (SK) This video shows the diversity in the music, clothing, and dances of the Northern Plains Indian peoples. Information provided explains the traditional role of dance in their cultures. Dances shown include grass dance, women's traditional dance, older men's traditional dance and fancy dancing.

Evans, G. Heberton G. and Anderson, Robert E., Lacrosse. New York: A.S Barnes and Co., Inc. 1966.

  • detailed analysis of stick work and personal play; progresses to the development of coordinated play among the attack, mid-field, defence units and finally assemblies all the various parts into tactics of the unified team.; photographs.

Gabriel, Katheryn (1996). Gambler way: Indian gaming in mythology, history and archaeology in North America. Boulder, CO: Johnson Printing, 1996. ISBN: 1-55566-160-2

  • Examines Indian gaming myths on a continental scale, reveals that gambling was in practice as well as in myth common to nearly all of the indigenous peoples of North America. Games and stories were universally part of the sacred lore and rituals of the tribes.

Into the circle: an introduction to Native American powwows. Northbrook, Il.: Film Ideas, Inc. 1 videocassette (58 min.) 1993. Call number: VIDEO 276

Laubin, Reginald and Gladys Laubin, Indian dances of North America: their importance to Indian life. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, Collection: Civilization of the American Indian series; v. 141, 538, 1989. http://www.civilization.ca/academ/bibgrph/bibpowwe.html

Mathews, J. R.; Swearingen, Scott; Rhoades, Sandy; Native American men's & women's dance styles, volume 1 and 2. Tulsa, OK: Full Circle Communications, 1994. Two videocassette (60 min.) Call number: VIDEO 258, 259

Nabokov, Peter, Indian running. Santa Barbara, CA: Capra Press, 1981 ISBN: 0-88496-162-1

  • Account of the six-day run commemorating the 300th anniversary of the Pueblo Indian revolt blended with the mysticism of Indian running traditions throughout the Americas.

North American Indian Travelling College, Tewaarathon (Lacrosse) Akwesasne's story of our national game. Cornwall Island, ON: North American Indian Travelling College, 1978.

  • history of lacrosse; Akwesasne and the boundaries; lacrosse stick making in Akwesasne; art of stick making; conversion from field lacrosse to box lacrosse; comparison of contemporary box and field lacrosse; pictures 1880's-1977; minor lacrosse and contemporary lacrosse.
Pow-Wow. Montreal: Ateliers audiovisuels du Québec, 1 videocassette (25 p.) et 1 cahier d'accompagnement (numéro 22) 1971, Call number: VIDEO 337 et Cahier 22 http://www.civilization.ca/academ/bibgrph/bibpowwe.html

Roxborogh, Henry, Great days in Canadian sport. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1957.

  • gives overview of various sports, rowing, lacrosse, tugs-of- war, marathon running, boxing, track and field athletics, swimming, golf, skating and includes information about leading sports figures.
Roxborough, Henry (1963) Canada at the Olympics. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1963. ISBN: 7700 0287 0
  • Olympiads from 1896 -1968.

NOTE: All above resources are taken from http://www.museevirtuel.ca/Exhibitions/Traditions/English/

Tatge, Catherine; Geiogamah, Hanay; Brockway, Merril, The American Indian Dance Theatre: finding the circle. Indian Dance Theatre; Tatge/Lassner Productions, Inc., 1989. New York: WNET/thirteen, Collection: Dance in America, 1 videocassette (59 min.) Call number: VIDEO 254 http://www.civilization.ca/academ/bibgrph/bibpowwe.html

Vennum, Thomas, Jr., American Indian lacrosse: little brothers of war. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994. ISBN: 1-56098-301-9

  • Features rare archival illustrations, account of rules, equipment, techniques, regional difference and legendary underpinnings of the game among the tribes of the Northeast, Southeast, and Great Lakes regions.

A Warrior's dream: Manitoba's First Nations Peoples International Pow Wow. Pashe, Dennis (prod.); Ladd, Boye Ladd (dir. and prod.). Portage LaPrairie, Man.: Dakota Tipi First Nation, 1996. 1 videocassette (ca. 55 min) http://www.civilization.ca/academ/bibgrph/bibpowwe.html

Except where noted otherwise, the above resources are taken from the bibliography offered at http://www.museevirtuel.ca/Exhibitions/Traditions/English/

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