This is a surprisingly long and detailed article about a non-Native guy living on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, playing Assassin’s Creed 3 with Native friends and getting their reactions to the first Indian protagonist of a AAA title. It’s actually much more about the people of the rez than it is about the game, but it’s balanced, funny, and really interesting. I’ve spent a little time on Pine Ridge, and my brother has lived there for years, and I appreciate this authentic account of the history and current lives of the people there.
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