|Average Ceiling Height
|Average Window Size
|4′ x 5′
|Lofted bed; desk with bookshelf and desk chair; wardrobe with drawers and hanging space; waste basket; recycle bin; mirror; towel bar; blinds.
|Deloria House has a den that has tables and chairs for studying, playing game or a quiet place to stretch out and relax. Each house has two bathrooms. Sinks are in one area with fully-enclosed toilet rooms and fully-enclosed individual shower rooms that have a place for changing. A water bottle refill station promotes the Department of Residence’s green initiatives.
Named for Vine Victor Deloria, Jr. A 1958 graduate from Iowa State, Deloria was recognized as one of America’s leading Native American spokesmen. He was an American Indian author, theologian, historian, and activist. He was widely known for his book Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto, which helped generate national attention to Native American issues. From 1964-67, he had served as executive director of the National Congress of American Indians, increasing tribal membership from 19 to 156. As Professor of Political Science at the University of Arizona he established the first master’s degree program in American Indian Studies in the United States