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Wassaja
"Let My People Know" 

The Indian's Signal for Self-Determination
A National Newspaper of Indian America

Published by The American Indian Historical Society           September 20, 1975

... for Jim Thorpe
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[[caption]] The Jim Thorpe family unites with the White House to have Jim Thorpe's honors restored. Left to right: Grace Thorpe, Dr. Theodore Marrs, presidential advisor on human resources, and Gail Thorpe, when the President's letter to the Olympics Committee was delivered to the Thorpe family. 

President Ford recently personally requested the International Olympic Committee to reinstate world famous Jim Thorpe, Sac and Fox athlete, as an amateur athlete in good standing for the years 1909-1912.

Thorpe's medals, won in Olympic competitions, were thrown out because of a technicality. [[/caption]

N.E.W.S Photo
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