First Nations Runner Tom Longboat Featured As A Google Doodle!

Posted By Corinne Oestreich June 10th, 2018 Blog

On June 4th, and what would be the 131st birthday of Tom Longboat, Google featured a tribute to him on their search page!

“Today’s animated Google Doodle honors the 131st birthday of Tom Longboat, the celebrated Canadian long distance runner from the Onondaga nation. Born in southern Ontario on the Six Nations reserve, Longboat’s career was marked by numerous titles and broken records, despite the era’s prejudices.”

Click below to read more about Tom Longboat and the Google Doodle.

Tom Longboat


About Corinne Oestreich

Corinne Oestreich (Mohawk/Lakota) has been a writer with since 2014. She lives in the state of CA, and enjoys attending and photographing many of the Northern CA powwows and events. She owns her own photography business and is also a Fellow with Changemaker Initiative in partnership with Ashoka.

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