Rez Ball and Endurance on the Navajo Nation
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 1105 , Segment 2
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- Jul 27, 2021 6:00 pm
- 14:24 mins
Rez ball is a passion on the Navajo reservation; fans drive 30, 50, or even 80 miles to attend games. However, basketball is so much more than a game to Navajo players and fans—it's a symbol of hardship, triumph, and endurance. Guest: Michael Powell, author of "Canyon Dreams: A Basketball Season on the Navajo Nation"