Fifty years ago Vine Deloria Jr. published Custer Died For Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto. It became a must-read for Indian Country and many non-Natives.
Indian Country Today marks the anniversary with this occasional series of tributes from individuals. Alexis Bunten shares how the book made an impression on her life.
Patty Talahongva, Hopi, is the executive producer for Indian Country Today based in Phoenix. Email: ptalahongva@IndianCountryToday.com or on Twitter: @witespider.