Playing for the World: The 1904 Fort Shaw Indian Girl's Basketball Team
The adventures of 10 young women who played basketball for an Indian boarding school in Montana
Aired Saturday, 11/14 at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, 11/15 at 3:00 p.m. & Monday, 11/16 at 11:00 p.m. on CPTV
“In 1904, a unique combination of Native women came together at a boarding school in Montana. They used the new sport of basketball to help them adjust to a rapidly changing world. Their travels and experiences led them to places they never imagined. Ultimately, these women played for something much larger than themselves.