Story of an All-Native American Professional Football team (HD)

Playground of the Native Son (2014)
Directed by Celia Xavier & Michael Nash
Narrated by Adam Beach

“Playground of the Native Son”, a documentary, is the story of the All-Native American Professional Football team in Oklahoma during the 1920’s and 1930’s called “The Hominy Indians”. Twenty two different tribes were represented; some played for one game, some for years. They Hominy Indians had a 26 game winning streak and had the chance of a lifetime to play against the World Champions, the New York Giants in 1927.

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Executive Produced by Celia Xavier. Directed by Celia Xavier & Michael Nash. Narrated by Adam Beach. Editing: Brenton Covington. 2014 Copyright. Hominy Indians Football, LLC.

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