Peter Blackbear
Personal information
Date of birth: October 11, 1899
Place of birth: Oklahoma
Date of death: July 1976 (aged 76)
Career information
College: None
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Oorang Indians (1923)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at
Stats at

Coowee Scoorice Black Bear (October 11, 1899 – July 1976)[1] was a professional football player who played in the National Football League during the 1923 season. That season, he joined the NFL's Oorang Indians. The Indians were a team based in LaRue, Ohio, composed only of Native Americans, and coached by Jim Thorpe.[2]



  • Whitman, Robert L. (1984). Jim Thorpe and the Oorang Indians: The N.F.L.'s Most Colorful Franchise. [Mount Gilead, OH]: Marion County Historical Society. OCLC 717439558.
  • Uniform Numbers of the NFL

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