Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto

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University of Oklahoma Press, 1969 - History - 278 pages
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In his new preface to this paperback edition, the author observes, "The Indian world has changed so substantially since the first publication of this book that some things contained in it seem new again." Indeed, it seems that each generation of whites and Indians will have to read and reread Vine Deloria’s Manifesto for some time to come, before we absorb his special, ironic Indian point of view and what he tells us, with a great deal of humor, about U.S. race relations, federal bureaucracies, Christian churches, and social scientists. This book continues to be required reading for all Americans, whatever their special interest.


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pretty good, really deep into the native american culture. while i'm not really assosiated with any tribes, taking on this book proved to be interesting, I really enjoyed it. Like I said, not big on ... Read full review

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why u can't say, "but im just appreciating culture and also my grandma was pocahontas," aka Custer Died for Your Sins, aka Vine Deloria Jr. throws massive shade Read full review


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Vine Deloria, Jr., Professor of Political Science at the University of Arizona, was the author of a number of books and articles on events affecting the lives of American Indians. He served as the Executive Director of the National Congress of American Indians andwas an active spokesman and leader for the American Indian community throughout the nation.

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