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I have not read any of his books as of yet, but came across one last night at the book store, and was tempted to buy it. His name rang a bell as a name that was mentioned at "Indianzoo.com" and just wanted to know if Doc or anyone else had ever had a opportunity to read over his work and what they thought of it.

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(Bear @ Jan. 13 2010,12:26)
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I have not read any of his books as of yet, but came across one last night at the book store, and was tempted to buy it. His name rang a bell as a name that was mentioned at "Indianzoo.com" and just wanted to know if Doc or anyone else had ever had a opportunity to read over his work and what they thought of it.

Custer Died for Your Sins

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Vine Deloria, Jr., one of the most important Native American intellectuals, first achieved prominence with the publication of Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto, a collection of eleven essays and an “afterword” on a variety of topics related to American Indian social, legal, and political issues of the 1960’s. Coming at the end of a decade in which the fundamental values of American culture were being rigorously questioned, when American history was being rewritten, and when the younger generation was eagerly searching for...



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Read this Vine Deloria book first. It prepares one for his works that followed. The man was brilliant. And I am not saying that just because he was Sioux.

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came among us. Whose fault was this?  We lived right as we were taught it..,Chief Red Cloud.
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Bear:

"The man was brilliant. And I am not saying that just because he was Sioux."

Peace!

TS77 :cool:

T.S. With a recommendation like that it becomes a must read for me.

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(Bear @ Jan. 13 2010,14:35)
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Bear:

"The man was brilliant. And I am not saying that just because he was Sioux."

Peace!

TS77 :cool:

T.S. With a recommendation like that it becomes a must read for me.

Bear:

I am not going to waste your time. So I will simply tell you how a Sioux feels about things, reading etc. This way you can tell people, you heard from the horses mouth, so to speak.
At any rate, I am glad you are taking an interest, good reading!

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Vine Deloria Jr's writings...
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Works
Aggressions of Civilization: Federal Indian Policy Since The 1880s, Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1984. ISBN 0-87722-349-1.

American Indian Policy In The Twentieth Century, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1985. ISBN 0-8061-1897-0.
American Indians, American Justice, Austin: University of Texas Press, 1983. ISBN 0-292-73834-X.

Behind the Trail of Broken Treaties: An Indian Declaration of Independence, New York: Dell Publishing Co., 1974.

A Better Day for Indians, New York: Field Foundation, 1976.

A Brief History of the Federal Responsibility to the American Indian, Washington: Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1979,

Custer Died For Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto, New York: Macmillan, 1969. ISBN 0-8061-2129-7.

For This Land: Writings on Religion in America, New York: Routledge, 1999. ISBN 0-415-92114-7.

Frank Waters: Man and Mystic, Athens: Swallow Press: Ohio University Press, 1993. ISBN 0-8040-0978-3.

Genocide of the Mind: New Native American Writing (with Marijo Moore), New York: Nation Books, 2003. ISBN 1-56025-511-0.

God Is Red: A Native View of Religion, Golden, Colorado: North American Press, 1994. ISBN 1-55591-176-5.

The Indian Affair, New York: Friendship Press, 1974. ISBN 0-377-00023-X.

Indians of the Pacific Northwest, New York: Doubleday, 1977. ISBN 0-385-09790-5.

The Metaphysics of Modern Existence, San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1979. ISBN 0-06-450250-3.

The Nations Within: The Past and Future of American Indian Sovereignty, New York: Pantheon Books, 1984. ISBN 0-394-72566-2.

Of Utmost Good Faith, San Francisco: Straight Arrow Books, 1971.

Red Earth, White Lies: Native Americans and the Myth of Scientific Fact, New York: Scibner, 1995. ISBN 0-684-80700-9.

The Red Man in the New World Drama: A Politico-legal Study with a Pageantry of American Indian History, New York: Macmillan, 1971.

Reminiscences of Vine V. Deloria, Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota 1970, New York Times oral history program: American Indian oral history research project. Part II; no. 82.
The Right To Know: A Paper, Washington, D.C.: Office of Library and Information Services, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, 1978.

A Sender of Words: Essays in Memory of John G. Neihardt, Salt Lake City: Howe Brothers, 1984. ISBN 0-935704-22-1.

Singing For A Spirit: A Portrait of the Dakota Sioux, Santa Fe, N.M.: Clear Light Publishers, 1999. ISBN 1-57416-025-7.

Spirit and Reason: The Vine Deloria, Jr., Reader, Golden, Colorado: Fulcrum Pub, 1999. ISBN 1-55591-430-6.

Tribes, Treaties, and Constitutional Tribulations (with Wilkins, David E.), Austin: University of Texas Press, 1999. ISBN 0-292-71607-9.

We Talk, You Listen; New Tribes, New Turf, New York: Macmillan, 1970.

Evolution, Creationism, and Other Modern Myths, Golden, Colorado: Fulcrum Pub, 2002.

The Pretend Indian: Images of Native Americans in the Movies,
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He was a very prolific writer.


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