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Book Club: Custer Died for Your Sins

15 December, 2022, 6 PM-7 30 PM
Chelángen Department

Join us for a virtual discussion of "Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto" by Vine Deloria Jr. Open to Samish citizens and their households. 

Please email RSVP@samishtribe.nsn.us to join the Book Club email list! Book Club members will receive invitations to all discussions and can choose which to attend. 

In this collection of eleven essays lawyer, professor, and writer 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.

We will be joined by special guest, Dean Dan Jr, who you may know from our virtual plant talks or recent storytelling event. 

Book cover: Custer Died for Your Sins