Introduction and Chapter 1
• Nerburn got the idea for this book when he was riding across North Dakota on his motorcycle on a hot, August day.
• He came across a landmark, an enclosed rock shaped like a buffalo that reminded him of the Lakota.
• Nerburn vowed to bridge the gap between his people and the Lakota he had grown to know and love.
• This book is the fulfilling of this vow.
• Nerburn receives a call from a woman with an Indian accent. She asks Nerburn to come soon to see her grandfather and talk with him. Her grandfather doesn't like to talk on the phone.
• She had gotten Nerburn's name from his Red Road books.
• Nerburn had wanted to help the Red Lake people retain their goodness.
• Months later Nerburn drove to the reservation where Dan lived. He stopped at a local store and asked for directions and bought...
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