‘No Olympics on stolen native land’: contesting Olympic narratives and asserting indigenous rights within the discourse of the 2010 Vancouver Games

@article{OBonsawin2010NoOO,
  title={‘No Olympics on stolen native land’: contesting Olympic narratives and asserting indigenous rights within the discourse of the 2010 Vancouver Games},
  author={Christine M. O’Bonsawin},
  journal={Sport in Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={13},
  pages={143 - 156}
}
The Olympic movement is a powerful industry and resistance to it is often deemed unnecessary, and at times is considered to be criminal. The campaign calling for ‘No Olympics on Stolen Native Land’ is perceived to be a radical crusade calling for the cancellation of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games. However, the reality is these Olympic Games will take place and they will be hosted on unceded and non-surrendered indigenous lands. The British Columbia land question remains unanswered, and… 
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