Chiefs And Champions
Xwi7xwa Library, University of British Columbia

Moving Image
Contributors
Jackson, Tom., Henry, Annie FrazieĢr., Malenstyn, Ken., Big Red Barn Productions., Tribute Film Productions (Firm)., Moving Images Distribution.
Description
"Roger Adolph got into a fight playing basketball at the Kamloops Indian Residential School. If you want to fight, he was told, get in the ring. Roger did, but the coach told him that he didn't quite have what it takes. Those words pushed him to succeed. He won the Golden Gloves in 1964, 1965, and 1966, in Tacoma, Portland, and Seattle then turned pro. After two and a half years in England, Roger ended his professional boxing career and returned home. A member of the St'at'imc Nation, from the Xaxli'p reserve near Lillooet, BC, Chief Roger Adolph has served his community for more than 17 years. His longest standing record is as chief negotiator for his people. Roger claims he would not be the leader he is today if it were not for boxing. "Sports", he says, "is the prime vehicle for developing future leaders."

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Alternate Title(s)
Chief Roger Adolph
Roger Adolph
Contents
Season 1. Titles in Season 1 - v. 1 : Fred Sasakamoose / v. 2 : Waneek Horn-Miller / v. 3 : Alwyn Morris / v. 4 : Tom Longboat / v. 5 : Ross Powless / v. 6 : Chief Roger Adolph.;Titles in Season 1 - v. 1 : Fred Sasakamoose / v. 2 : Waneek Horn-Miller / v. 3 : Alwyn Morris / v. 4 : Tom Longboat / v. 5 : Ross Powless / v. 6 : Chief Roger Adolph.
Notes
"A six-part series"--Container.
Host: Tom Jackson.
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