|Date of birth: October 11, 1899|
|Place of birth: Oklahoma|
|Date of death: July 1976 (aged 76)|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Oorang Indians (1923)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Coowee Scoorice Black Bear (October 11, 1899 – July 1976) 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.
- ↑ 1979-1970 Necrology at Oldest Living Pro Football Players Script error
- ↑ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-11-27. https://web.archive.org/web/20101127050226/http://www.profootballresearchers.org/Coffin_Corner/03-01-057.pdf. Retrieved 2012-11-08.
- 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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