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Contact & Location


Department of English

Physical Address:
Brink Hall 200
(208) 885-6156 phone
(208) 885-5944 fax

Mailing Address:
English Department
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho

HooPalousa Suggested Reading list

Suggested Reading List

Basketball Stories and Their Role in American Indian Culture

Season on the Reservation: My Sojourn with the White Mountain Apaches

by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Stephen Singular

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
by Sherman Alexie

Sports Matters: Race, Recreation, and Culture
by John Bloom and Michael Willard

Native American Son: The Life and Sporting Legend of Jim Thorpe

by Kate Buford

Counting Coup: A True Story of Basketball and Honor on the Little Big Horn
by Larry Colton

Indian Giver
by Gerald Duff

Full-Court Quest: The Girls from Fort Shaw Indian School
Basketball Champions of the World
by Linda Peavey and Ursula Smith

American Masculine
by Shann Ray

Sports Illustrated: Going Deep: 20 Classic Sport Stories
by Gary Smith (includes chapter on Jonathan Takes Enemy)

Blind Your Ponies
by Stanley Gordon West