Put Thorpe on WheatiesFacebook Twitter Google+ Email
class=headline> Put Thorpe on Wheaties
MAY 15, 2000 Former National Miss Indian USA Anna McKibben and Grace Thorpe are campaigning to put Grace's father, legendary athlete Jim Thorpe on a box of the Wheaties breakfast cereal. So far, they have had little success with General Mills, the makers of the cereal. Thanks to heavy publicity made on the Internet, Jim Thorpe was voted Athlete of the Century in a ABC Sports poll. Get Involved!
You can call the General Mills Wheaties Department at 1-800-328-1144 or write them at
General Mills, Wheaties Department
PO Box 1113
Minneapolis, MN 55440 Read more about Anna McKibben's campaign. Source: Campaign wants Thorpe on Wheaties (The Daily Oklahoman 5/15) Relevant Links:
General Mills: www.general-mills.com
Official Site: Jim Thorpe
2 Winnebago Tribe explores new frontiers as opportunities grow on homelands
3 Native Sun News Today: Bill declares official Native languages of South Dakota
4 The Lakota Times: Rodeo legend Jake Herman brought laughter and smiles to all
5 President of National Congress of American Indians issues apology
About This Page
You are enjoying stories from the Indianz.Com Archive, a collection dating back to 2000. Some outgoing links may no longer work due to age.
All stories are available for publishing via Creative Commons License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)