On the Rez - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Ian Frazier
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A while later, Frazier grows restless after finishing a long book and decides to move his family to Montana after six and a half years of living in New York City. The Frazier family takes their time driving west, visiting family and passing through SD near the reservation. Though Frazier wants to visit Le, his family overrules him.

After unpacking at his new home, Frazier buys a 1988 Chevy Blazer and drives 780 miles back to SD to visit Le, leaving at 6:45 AM and reaching Rapid City around dusk. During the drive and each subsequent drive to the reservation, Frazier notes eight markers where fatal accidents occurred, and upon research, he learns about the seven Sioux who were killed by a non-Indian drunk driver. He listened to the Oglala radio station as he drove onto the reservation which has many boundaries since 150 years ago when a...

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