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"I had my first baby during a firefight, with the bullets crashing through one wall and coming out through the other." Chapter 1, pg. 3

"The life of an Indian is not held in great value in the State of South Dakota." Chapter 2, pg. 25

"I started drinking because it was the natural way of life." Chapter 4, pg. 45

"I should make clear that being a full-blood or breed is not a matter of bloodline, or how Indian you look, or how black your hair is. The general rule is that whoever thinks, sings, acts, and speaks Indian is a skin, a full-blood, and whoever acts and thinks like a white man is a half-blood or breed, no matter how Indian he looks." Chapter 4, pg. 49

I was scared of white people and uneasy in their company, so I did not socialize with them. I could not relate to half-bloods and was afraid that...

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