Social Justice Stories

building compassion, tolerance, and responsible citizenship through social justice narratives

Great Athletes from our First Nations

By Vincent Schilling

From Second Story's recently launched First Nations series, Great Athletes from our First Nations profiles thirteen outstanding athletes in such diverse sports as figure skating, race car driving, skiing, and bowling. Here, for young readers, are stories of how courageous and talented athletes like Shelly Hruska and Jordin Tootoo used dedication, discipline, and perseverance to achieve their goals.