Excerpt from The Story of the Stadium No temples have these ancient Indians left us, and books. But we have a heritage from them, direct through the pioneers who fought them and learned to kw them. It is the 'great Heart, the fighting spirit, the spirit of individualism, of teaching our children to be free but brave and to have a God - for these are the laws of our tribe. See us today living vitally in our heritage. Watch us play football; see us on the cinder track, on the base ball diamond We are different, somehow, we of the middle west - t particularly better, but different. We are uniquely ourselves. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.