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Full-court quest : the girls from fort shaw indian school basketball champions of the world

Author: Linda Peavy; Ursula Smith
Publisher: Norman, OK : University of Oklahoma Press, 2014, cop. 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Most fans of women's basketball would be startled to learn that girls' teams were making their mark more than a century ago-- and that none was more prominent than a team from an isolated Indian boarding school in Montana. Playing like "lambent flames" across the polished floors of dance halls, armories, and gymnasiums, the girls from Fort Shaw stormed the state to emerge as Montana's first basketball champions.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Peavy; Ursula Smith
ISBN: 0806144696 9780806144696 9780806139739 0806139730
OCLC Number: 903677727
Awards: Winner of Spur Awards (Nonfiction-Contemporary) 2009
Winner of WILLA Literary Award (Scholarly Nonfiction) 2009
Winner of Oklahoma Book Award (Nonfiction) 2009
Winner of Montana Book Award 2008
Description: 1 vol. (XIV-479 p.) : ill., coul. ill. en coul. ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Linda S. Peavy & Ursula Smith.

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Offers a rare glimpse into American Indian life and into the world of women's basketball before "girls' rules" temporarily shackled the sport. For anyone captivated by Sea Biscuit, A League of Their  Read more...

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A compelling narrative. . . . Highly recommended."" - Choice""Bravo to Peavy and Smith for an excellent account of these Native heroes who deserve to be honored."" - Indian Country Today""A Read more...

 
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