In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Vine Deloria Jr.'s Custer Died For Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto. Danielle Williams, Dine' reads one of her favorite passages by Deloria on the betrayal of treaty promises.

Williams' response is part of the Indian Country Today month-long series of contributions on what Deloria's work meant to our readers from all parts of Indian Country.

See related: The headline is still 'Custer Died For Your Sins'