Native American Self-Empowerment

Billy Mills, an Olympic gold medallist, businessman, and philanthropist, spoke on Native American issues. He discussed Native American… read more

Billy Mills, an Olympic gold medallist, businessman, and philanthropist, spoke on Native American issues. He discussed Native American self-empowerment and fitting into the current culture without losing their native identity. Mr. Mills voiced his opposition regarding the use of Native American mascot saying it offended him.

Mr. Mills showed a 90-second video featuring Jesse Owens and other athletes who had to overcome challenges to achieve their Olympic dreams. close

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Native American Self-Empowerment

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Program ID:
189552-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Claremore, Oklahoma, United States
First Aired:
Nov 24, 2005 | 6:35pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Nov 25, 2005 | 4:22am EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Nov 24, 2005 | 6:35pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 25, 2005 | 4:22am EST | C-SPAN 1
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