Vine (Victor) Deloria, Jr. Biography

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Most non-Indian readers probably know Vine Deloria Jr. as the author of his popular first book, Custer Died for Your Sins (1969); they recall the humor, wit, and bite of this "Indian manifesto" that deals with subjects as large as the Indian Wars by revealing how those wars continue today, and as specific as Indian tax exemptions by indicating that most tribes believe that "they paid taxes for all time when they gave up some two billion acres of land to the United States." Many non-Indians may not know that Deloria's many other books, his reports and articles, and his contributions as an organizer and leader have established him as the most significant voice of his generation in the presentation and analysis of contemporary Indian affairs. He has a great command of information about the "legislation" pertaining to Indian affairs, from Pope Alexander VI's Inter Caetera bull...

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