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Vine Deloria Jr.
Born Vine Victor Deloria Jr.
(1933-03-26)March 26, 1933
Martin, South Dakota
Died November 13, 2005(2005-11-13) (aged 72)
Golden, Colorado
Nationality Standing Rock Sioux, American
Theological work

Western civilization, unfortunately, does not link knowledge and morality but rather, it connects knowledge and power and makes them equivalent.
Vine Deloria, Jr.
When asked by an anthropologist what the Indians called America before the white man came, an Indian said simply, ‘Ours.’
Vine Deloria, Jr.