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Show Me the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics Casey Ferguson

This book provides a brief history on the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics (WEIO). Started as a way to enhance survival skills during the long winter months, these games were played Eskimos, Indians, and Aleuts alike.

In 2014, Athlete Casey Ferguson took first place in men’s kicking events. Casey draws strength and inspiration remembering his younger brother, who lost his battle with kidney disease.

This book also describes the WEIO games such as the Two-Foot High Kick, Alaskan High Kick, One Hand Reach, Blanket Toss, and Knuckle Hop. WEIO even has contests for kids and non-athletes. There in positive culture surrounding WEIO, compared to other athletic competitions, here everyone supports one another.

Told in the third-person point of view, readers get a sense of the author's love and admiration on this topic.

32 pages

Author: 
Norma Lewis
Illustrator: 
Photographs by several sources
Publisher: 
Publication Consultants
ISBN: 
978-1-59433-660-7
Recommendation: 
Recommended for primary readers
Copyright Date: 
2016
Cover Picture: 
Genre: 
Non-Fiction
Themes: 
World Eskimo-Indian Olympics (WEIO), Casey Ferguson, games, athletes, athletics, tradition,

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