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The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes live in what is colonially known as Idaho, on a reservation that is divided into five districts. The terrain the reservation sits on is mountainous: households are spread out on the land, often without an officially recognized address. Frances Goli, who lives on the reservation, began plotting homes on the reservation onto a digital map, quickly realizing the vast nature of the undertaking. Without an official address, how could each of these rural households be eligible for internet access?
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