The Only Good Indians

What does the Elk Spirit do when it finds Ricky in Williston, North Dakota in the novel, The Only Good Indians?


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About ten years after the hunting incident, Ricky is in Williston, North Dakota, where the elk spirit finds him and manifests as an elk. The elk slams itself into trucks parked in front of a bar. White men emerge from the bar and believe Ricky to be vandalize their trucks. The men become enraged, and they attack and kill Ricky because he is Native American.


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