Vine Victor Deloria, Jr. (March 26, 1933 – November 13, 2005) was an American Indian author, theologian, historian, and activist. He was widely known for his book Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto (1969), which helped generate national attention to Native American issues in the same year as the Alcatraz-Red Power Movement.
Kid donates birthday to shelter animals. Brant Bitter, 3, brought his birthday haul to cheer up some cats and dogs waiting for their new home. With a pile of toys of his own, Brant had no trouble asking his young friends to come to his birthday party with animal toys and food, instead.
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Dahkota Franklin Kicking Bear Brown, a 14-year-old Wilton Miwok student, from Jackson, California was chosen as a 2013 Champion for Change by the Center for Native American Youth because, as the organization says, he “understands the importance of education and the need for encouragement from peers, family, community members, and the school system.”