Custer Died For Your Sins
" The Indian world has changed so substantially since the first publication of this book that some things contained in it seem new again."
non-fiction book by the lawyer, professor, and writer Vine Deloria Jr. The book was noteworthy for its relevance to the Alcatraz Red Power and other activist organizations, such as the American Indian Movement, which was beginning to expand. Deloria's book encouraged better use of federal funds aimed at helping Native .. Vine Deloria, Jr. presents Native Americans in a humorous light, devoting an entire chapter to Native American humor. Custer Died for Your Sins was significant in its presentation of Native Americans as a people who were able to retain their tribal society and morality, while existing in the modern world.