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Vine Deloria Jr. , 1933-2005

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Vine Victor Deloria Jr. was born in 1933 in Martin, South Dakota. He obtained a Master of Theology degree from the Lutheran School of Theology in Rock Island, Illinois in 1963 and a J.D. from the University of Colorado in 1970. He is one of the most outspoken figures in Indian affairs. His works promote Native American cultural nationalism and a greater understanding of Native American history and philosophy.

Awards and Honors

Wordcraft Circle Writer of the Year (Prose - Personal and Critical Essays) award, 1999 (for Spirit and Reason)

 

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Online resources by or about Vine Deloria Jr.:

Vine Deloria Jr.
Author: Glenn Welker
Type: authorbio
Description: Quotation from Vine Deloria Jr. and b&w picture, from Glenn Welker's Indigenous Peoples' Literature website.
URL: http://www.indigenouspeople.net/vine.htm

Books by Vine Deloria Jr.:

Deloria Jr., Vine. Aggressions of civilization : federal Indian policy since the 1880s
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1984.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0877223491

Deloria Jr., Vine. American Indian policy in the twentieth century
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 1985.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0806118970

Deloria Jr., Vine. American Indians, American justice
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1983.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 029273834x (pbk.) 0292738331

Deloria Jr., Vine. Behind the Trail of Broken Treaties : an Indian declaration of independence
New York : Dell Publishing Co., 1974.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0440014041

Deloria Jr., Vine. A Better Day for Indians
New York : Field Foundation, 1976.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult

Deloria Jr., Vine. A brief history of the Federal responsibility to the American Indian
Washington : Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1979.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult

Deloria Jr., Vine. Custer died for your sins : an Indian manifesto
New York : Macmillan, 1969.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0806121297

Deloria Jr., Vine. For this land : writings on religion in America
New York : Routledge, 1999.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0415921147

Deloria Jr., Vine. Frank Waters : man and mystic
Athens : Swallow Press : Ohio University Press, 1993.
Genre: Biography
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0804009783 (h.c.) 0804009791 (pbk.)

Moore, Marijo; Deloria Jr., Vine. Genocide of the Mind: New Native American Writing
New York : Nation Books, 2003.
Genre: Essays
Language: English
Audience: All Ages
ISBN: 1560255110

Deloria Jr., Vine. God is red : a native view of religion
Golden, Colorado : North American Press, 1994.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 1555911765

Deloria Jr., Vine. The Indian affair
New York : Friendship Press, 1974.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 037700023

Deloria Jr., Vine. Indians of the Pacific Northwest
New York : Doubleday, 1977.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Youth
ISBN: 0385097905

Deloria Jr., Vine. The metaphysics of modern existence
San Francisco : Harper & Row, 1979.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0064502503

Deloria Jr., Vine. The nations within : the past and future of American Indian sovereignty
New York : Pantheon Books, 1984.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0394725662 (pbk.)

Deloria Jr., Vine. Of utmost good faith
San Francisco : Straight Arrow Books, 1971.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult

Deloria Jr., Vine. Red earth, white lies : Native Americans and the myth of scientific fact
New York : Scibner, 1995.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0684807009

Deloria Jr., Vine. The red man in the new world drama ; a politico-legal study with a pageantry of American Indian history
New York : Macmillan, 1971.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult

Deloria Jr., Vine. Reminiscences of Vine V. Deloria, Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota
1970.
Genre: Oral History

Deloria Jr., Vine. The right to know : a paper
Washington, D.C. : Office of Library and Information Services, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, 1978.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult

Deloria Jr., Vine. A sender of words : essays in memory of John G. Neihardt
Salt Lake City : Howe Brothers, 1984.
Genre: Essays
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0935704221

Deloria Jr., Vine. Singing for a spirit : a portrait of the Dakota Sioux
Santa Fe, N.M. : Clear Light Publishers, 1999.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 1574160257

Deloria Jr., Vine. Spirit and reason : the Vine Deloria, Jr., reader
Golden, Colorado : Fulcrum Pub, 1999.
Genre: Essays
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 1555914306

Deloria Jr., Vine; Wilkins, David E.. Tribes, treaties, and constitutional tribulations
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1999.
Genre: Nonfiction
ISBN: 0292716079

Deloria Jr., Vine. We talk, you listen; new tribes, new turf
New York : Macmillan, 1970.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult


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