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How many Native American Indians from Federally Recognized Indian tribes were in the Olympics this year and any other Olympics and if not then why?


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2015-07-15 19:00:13
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Jim Thorpe, gold medalist in the pentathlon and decathlon in 1912, was raised as a Sac and Fox. Billy Mills, who is a Oglala Dakota and was raised on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota is gold medalist in the 10,000m race in 1964 and the only American to ever medal in the 10,000 meter race in history.


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