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Native Sun News Today: Anniversary marks one of the many murdered and missing women
Native Sun News Today: Anniversary marks one of the many murdered and missing women (February 28, 2019)

Anna Mae Pictou Aquash was one of the original missing and murdered indigenous women whose life and death sparked the #MMIW movement.


Native Sun News Today: Campaign focuses on missing and murdered sisters
Native Sun News Today: Campaign focuses on missing and murdered sisters (February 25, 2019)

Native women go missing and murdered at alarming rates. A campaign asks 'Why?'


Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Anna Mae's last days in South Dakota
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Anna Mae's last days in South Dakota (June 20, 2016)

Behind the scenes in the 1975 murder of American Indian Movement leader, Naguset Eask, lays a saga of lost love, nawizi (jealousy), revenge, a conspiracy theory and a cover up.


Ernestine Chasing Hawk: A vendetta in the death of Anna Mae
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: A vendetta in the death of Anna Mae (May 23, 2016)

When two young men were bullied into becoming accomplices to murder, did they realize they would become scapegoats in a much larger scheme to frame the leaders of the American Indian Movement in a vendetta for unrequited love?


Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Who made the decision to kill Anna Mae?
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Who made the decision to kill Anna Mae? (May 4, 2016)

Unbeknownst to Nova Scotia Native Anna Mae Pictou Aquash, who sought refuge in a Denver home to await her 'soul mate,' she had stumbled into a clique of Nawiziwin (jealous women) who would do anything to protect their own, even murder.


Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Dennis Banks professes love for Anna Mae
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Dennis Banks professes love for Anna Mae (April 21, 2016)

Twenty-eight years after the body of activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash was found near Wanblee on the Pine Ridge Reservation, an Oglala man stood trial for his role in her 1975 disappearance.


Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Jealousy played role in Anna Mae's death
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Jealousy played role in Anna Mae's death (April 15, 2016)

It is my belief that a group of Nawiziwin (jealous women) fabricated a tale about how Anna Mae came to South Dakota to become an FBI informant and betray the very people she fought to protect.


Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Jealousy played role in Anna Mae's death
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Jealousy played role in Anna Mae's death (April 5, 2016)

As a rookie journalist one of my first assignments was to cover the trial of Arlo Looking Cloud for his role the in execution style death of American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou-Aquash.


Tim Giago: Propaganda gets in the way of facts in Indian Country
Tim Giago: Propaganda gets in the way of facts in Indian Country (March 21, 2016)

Oftentimes the total lack of knowledge when it comes to offsetting the propaganda spread by the American Indian Movement over the years is puzzling and disturbing and even more so with the easy access to social media.


Native Sun News: 40 years since Anna Mae found dead at Pine Ridge
Native Sun News: 40 years since Anna Mae found dead at Pine Ridge (March 8, 2016)

After an unusually warm February in 1976, the retreating snow uncovered the badly-decayed body of Anna Mae Pictou Aquash, disposed of like many in the wake of the last Indian war held at Wounded Knee in 1973.


Native Sun News: Murder of Anna Mae still leaves open questions
Native Sun News: Murder of Anna Mae still leaves open questions (March 3, 2016)

Initially told that Anna Mae Pictou Aquash was killed by the FBI and honored with a traditional burial worthy of a woman warrior, the actual truth is members of the American Indian Movement assassinated this Mi’kmaq activist, educator and mother.


American Indian Movement activist John Trudell passes on at 69
American Indian Movement activist John Trudell passes on at 69 (December 9, 2015)

'I don't want to tell people how to remember me,' the late legend said prior to his passing. 'I want people to remember me as they remember me.'


Editorial: We need to be careful about who we choose as heroes
Editorial: We need to be careful about who we choose as heroes (June 19, 2015)

There will be a 3-day 'Free Leonard Peltier' meeting at Oglala on the Pine Ridge Reservation starting on June 25.


Opinion: NYT let FBI off easy in feature on Anna Mae's murder
Opinion: NYT let FBI off easy in feature on Anna Mae's murder (May 9, 2014)

Author Shawn Hendricks says The New York Times failed to report on how the FBI botched the murder of Anna Mae Pictou Aquash.


NYT Blog: Reading more about activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash
NYT Blog: Reading more about activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash (May 1, 2014)

The New York Times offers two more sources to learn about American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash.


New York Times magazine runs feature on Anna Mae Aquash
New York Times magazine runs feature on Anna Mae Aquash (April 25, 2014)

The Sunday magazine of The New York Times has published a lengthy feature on the murder of American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash.


South Dakota court rejects second appeal in Aquash murder
South Dakota court rejects second appeal in Aquash murder (September 11, 2013)

The South Dakota Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal filed by the man who was convicted for the 1975 murder of American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash.


South Dakota's highest court backs conviction in Aquash murder
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South Dakota's highest court backs conviction in Aquash murder (May 31, 2012)

The South Dakota Supreme Court today upheld the conviction of John Graham for the 1975 murder of American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash. Graham, a Native man from...


Man convicted for 1975 Aquash murder argues for reversal
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Man convicted for 1975 Aquash murder argues for reversal (March 20, 2012)

The South Dakota Supreme Court heard arguments on Monday in the case of John Graham, who was convicted for the 1975 murder of American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou...


Woman suspected of involvement with Aquash murder dies
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Woman suspected of involvement with Aquash murder dies (October 11, 2011)

Theda Clarke, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe who was suspected of being involved in the murder of American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash, died on Saturday....


Sentence  reduced for man who was convicted of Aquash murder
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Sentence reduced for man who was convicted of Aquash murder (September 27, 2011)

Arlo Looking Cloud, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, has had his sentence reduced for murdering American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash. Looking Cloud, 58, was sentenced...


Thelma Rios allegedly  knew   others who wanted Aquash killed
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Thelma Rios allegedly knew others who wanted Aquash killed (February 22, 2011)

Thelma Rios, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, who admitted her role in the 1975 murder of American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash, was apparently willing to...


Thelma Rios, who pleaded guilty for role in Aquash murder, dies
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Thelma Rios, who pleaded guilty for role in Aquash murder, dies (February 11, 2011)

Thelma Rios, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, who admitted her role in the 1975 murder of American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash, died on Wednesday. She...


Native Sun News: Graham sentenced for    Aquash's murder in 1975
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Native Sun News: Graham sentenced for Aquash's murder in 1975 (January 26, 2011)

The following story was written and reported by Ernestine Chasing Hawk. All content © Native Sun News. RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA — The third person to be convicted in connection...


John Graham sentenced to life in prison for 1975 Aquash murder
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John Graham sentenced to life in prison for 1975 Aquash murder (January 25, 2011)

John Graham was sentenced to life in prison in South Dakota for his role in the 1975 murder of American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash. Graham, a Native...


John Graham   to be sentenced for role in    Aquash  murder in 1975
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John Graham to be sentenced for role in Aquash murder in 1975 (January 24, 2011)

John Graham will be sentenced in South Dakota today for his role in the 1975 murder of American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash. Graham was convicted of felony...