Red Prophet
Red Prophet

Red Prophet

The Punishing Intellectualism of Vine Deloria, Jr.

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350 Pages, 6 x 9

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Publication Date: July 2018

ISBN 9781682751657

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Overview

A must-read for any deep examination of Indigenous legal, religious, social, and philosophical tactics

In the face of looming, tumultuous global change, Red Prophet: The Punishing Intellectualism of Vine Deloria Jr. is a guide for those venturing into Vine's work in search of answers and solutions to Indigenous and non-Indigenous politics, ecology, and organization. David E. Wilkins's insights, based on his personal relationship with Deloria, document the sacred life and legacy of "one of the most important religious thinkers of the twentieth century" (TIME). A must-read for any deep examination of Indigenous legal, religious, social, and philosophical tactics.

Reviews

"Perhaps we will all learn even more about the American Indian gift of prophecy and a sense of the sacredness of place as the drama at Standing Rock and elsewhere in America continues to unfold. Fortunately, we now have David Wilkins's Red Prophet: The Punishing Intellectualism of Vine Deloria Jr., to guide us on our journey to understanding the increasingly vital legacy of Vine Deloria Jr." —Bobby Bridger

Author Biography

David E. Wilkins is a citizen of the Lumbee Nation and holds the McKnight Presidential Professorship in American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota. Wilkins is the author or editor of a number of books, including Dismembered: Native Disenrollment and the Battle for Human Rights. His articles have appeared in a range of social science, law, history, and ethnic studies journals.