Friday, August 5, 2016

The Last Match: Native Americans?

In professional wrestling there has long been a number of Native American's that have competed over the years, some wear the headdresses and other Native American garb while others don't.  There have also been a number of wrestlers that claim to be Native American that aren't.

Actual Native Americans

Wahoo McDaniel - Choctaw-Chickasaw Native American
Last Match: July 25, 1995 AIWF (Allied Independent Wrestling Federation) Mount Airy, NC
defeated Rick Deezel in a Strap Match

At NWA Legends Fanfest in 2009 I met his son Zac McDaniel who is also a wrestler.  This weekend he accepted his fathers induction into the Hall of Heroes and wrestled Saturday night losing to Steve Corino in an Extreme Rules match.  Sunday he teamed with the Lumbee Warrior defeating Rhett Titus & "Man Scout" Jake Manning.

"Chief" Jules Strongbow - Stockbridge-Munsee tribe of the Mohican Nation Wisconsin
Last Match: August 17, 1996 NCW Ottowa, Ontario, Canada
with Nikolia Volkoff defeated The Execitioners: 1 & 2

Chief Jules worked for my local promotion Eastern Wrestling Alliance here in Maine back in 1998 - 1999

"Chief" Don Eagle - Mohawk
Last Match: May 24, 1963 NWA Upstate Buffalo, NY
defeated Duke Noble

Non-Native American's 

"Chief" Jay Strongbow
Last Match: January 7, 1989 AWA
defeated Mike Enos

Born Luke Joseph Scarpa is of Italian decent began wrestling as Strongbow in 1970 for the WWWF until the end of his career.

Winona LittleHeart
Last Match: December 25, 1986 WCWA Christmas Star Wars Dallas, Texas
as Lock defeated by Candi Devine

Born Winona Barkley this second generation wrestler is the daughter of wrestler/booker "Dirty" Dick Barkley debuted in 1977 wrestling for the NWA & WWF before joining Championship Wrestling from Florida where she was abducted by Kevin Sullivan and became The Lock part of his Army of Darkness stable.  She started a tag team withe Luna Vachon adopting her appearance.

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