Cherokee, North Carolina
Leon A. "Chief" Miller (1895–1961) was an American football and lacrosse coach. He served as the head football coach at the City College of New York (CCNY) in 1943. He also served as the CCNY's head men's lacrosse coach from 1932 to 1960. As a college football player during the early 1910s, Miller was a teammate of Jim Thorpe at the Carlisle Indian School.
- ↑ "Leon Miller". US Lacrosse. https://www.uslacrosse.org/about-us-lacrosse/hall-of-fame/hall-of-fame-inductees?combine=&sort_by=field_year_value&sort_order=DESC&page=33.
- ↑ "Jack Kapchan-CCNY football". Brooklyn Newsstand. August 8, 1931. https://bklyn.newspapers.com/clip/4132035/jack_kapchan_ccny_football/.
- ↑ "LACROSSE; A Goalie Keeps Faith For an Iroquois Nation". New York Times. January 29, 1993. https://www.nytimes.com/1993/01/29/sports/lacrosse-a-goalie-keeps-faith-for-an-iroquois-nation.html.
- ↑ King, C. Richard. "Native Americans in Sports". Routledge. https://books.google.com/books?id=mP4TBwAAQBAJ.