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The History of Carlisle Football and Its
Modern-day Legacy.

In the play, A Moon and Two Windows (2019), Kiowa author, N. Scott Momaday frames the play with The Carlisle Indian Industrial School football team playing West Point in an important game. This project will dig deeper into the history of Carlisle football led by Jim Thorpe, the coaches and players that shaped the successful program, and their impact on modern-day football.

Julia Robak ‘26 & Kiki McNary ‘26
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