Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada: Historical Foundations and Contemporary Issues

Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada Historical Foundations and Contemporary Issues The study of sport within the specific context of Aboriginal societyand culture in Canada offers valuable insight into the impact of sporton a number of wider issues of concern to Aboriginal peoples

  • Title: Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada: Historical Foundations and Contemporary Issues
  • Author: Janice Forsyth Audrey R Giles
  • ISBN: 9780774824231
  • Page: 296
  • Format: ebook
  • The study of sport within the specific context of Aboriginal societyand culture in Canada offers valuable insight into the impact of sporton a number of wider issues of concern to Aboriginal peoples, bothwithin and outside of their communities Aboriginal Peoples andSport in Canada uses sport as a lens through which to examineAboriginal peoples issues of individual andThe study of sport within the specific context of Aboriginal societyand culture in Canada offers valuable insight into the impact of sporton a number of wider issues of concern to Aboriginal peoples, bothwithin and outside of their communities Aboriginal Peoples andSport in Canada uses sport as a lens through which to examineAboriginal peoples issues of individual and community health, gender and race relations, culture and colonialism, andself determination and agency In this ground breaking volume, leading scholars offer amultidisciplinary perspective on issues such as the clashing culturalimperatives that discourage Aboriginal athletes from participating atthe national level whether their needs are well served by the culturalvalues of sports psychology and how unequal power relations influencethe ability of different groups of Aboriginal people to implement theirown visions for sport The diverse analyses illuminate howAboriginal people employ sport as a venue through which to assert theircultural identities and find a positive space for themselves andupcoming generations in contemporary Canadian society.Janice Forsyth is the director of the InternationalCentre for Olympic Studies and an assistant professor in the School ofKinesiology at the University of Western Ontario Audrey R.Giles is an associate professor in the School of HumanKinetics at the University of Ottawa.

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