Vine Deloria's Last Video Interview

Walking Eagle Productions

American Indian author, theologian, historian, and activist Vine Deloria, Jr. (1933-2005) talks with documentary film producer Grant Crowell about traditional Indigenous governance systems and criteria for citizenship, the impact of colonial policies on tribal citizenship (specifically the effects of blood quantum), and recent controversies with certain academics claiming American Indian ethnicity for political gain. The interview was recorded from Vine Deloria's home in Golden, Colorado in 2005, shortly before his passing.

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Walking Eagle Productions. "Vine Deloria's Last Video Interview." Walking Eagle Productions. Golden, Colorado. 2005. Interview. (, accessed April 22, 2013)