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Native Sun News Today Review: Book looks into heritage of activist Russell Means
Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Native Sun News Today Review: Book looks into heritage of activist Russell Means (December 11, 2017)
Russell Means was mostly Wasicu, and he has not one drop of Oglala blood, a new book asserts.

American Indian Movement leader Dennis Banks passes away at the age of 80
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American Indian Movement leader Dennis Banks passes away at the age of 80 (October 30, 2017)
Famed American Indian Movement leader Dennis Banks died on October 27,2017, after a brief fight with pneumonia. He was 80.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: Michael Haney fought racist mascot up until to his death
Opinion | Sports
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Michael Haney fought racist mascot up until to his death (November 11, 2016)
The team that got beat was one that activist Michael Haney, a Seminole Indian with a trace of Sioux blood, had been fighting to change their name and logo until the day he died.

Gyasi Ross: Indian Country needs leaders who can break the rules
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Gyasi Ross: Indian Country needs leaders who can break the rules (June 9, 2016)
We need Native politicians. We need Native lawyers. But we also desperately need hell raisers.

Vince Two Eagles: The top 10 influential people in Indian Country
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Vince Two Eagles: The top 10 influential people in Indian Country (April 30, 2015)
Time magazine recently published their 100 Most Influential People List for this year. Unless I missed it, there were no Natives included in their list.

Steve Russell: Indian Country can't win in shooting war with US
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Steve Russell: Indian Country can't win in shooting war with US (July 1, 2014)
Steve Russell reflects on the American Indian Movement and the modern Indian wars.

Widow of late activist Russell Means files wrongful death case
Health | Law | National
Widow of late activist Russell Means files wrongful death case (June 23, 2014)
Doctors failed to diagnose cancer despite repeated visits to clinics.

Albert Bender: Russell Means to be honored at events in Denver
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Albert Bender: Russell Means to be honored at events in Denver (November 6, 2013)
Albert Bender writes of the upcoming memorial to American Indian Movement activist Russell Means in Denver.

NAMA's Hall of Fame to induct the late activist Russell Means
Arts & Entertainment | National
NAMA's Hall of Fame to induct the late activist Russell Means (April 25, 2013)
The Native American Music Awards will induct the late activist Russell Means into its Hall of Fame. Means, who passed away last year at the age of 72, was a...

Hundreds     mark     Wounded Knee occupation's 40th anniversary
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Hundreds mark Wounded Knee occupation's 40th anniversary (February 28, 2013)
Hundreds of people gathered on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota on Wednesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the occupation of Wounded Knee. The American Indian Movement started...

AIM   marks  40th anniversary of occupation at Wounded Knee
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AIM marks 40th anniversary of occupation at Wounded Knee (February 27, 2013)
Leaders and supporters of the American Indian Movement will be on the Pine Ridge Reservation today to mark the 40th anniversary of the occupation of Wounded Knee. AIM took over...

AIM incident at  South Dakota   court  took place 40 years ago
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AIM incident at South Dakota court took place 40 years ago (February 22, 2013)
An American Indian Movement protest at a South Dakota courthouse 40 years ago this month helped propel the group to national prominence. AIM came to the Custer County Courthouse on...

Steven Newcomb:  Russell Means was one of great Indian leaders
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Steven Newcomb: Russell Means was one of great Indian leaders (November 9, 2012)
"On October 22, 2012, at 4:44 p.m., Oglala Lakota leader Russell Means began his journey to the spirit world. He did so at his ranch in the town of Porcupine,...

Native Sun News: Hundreds gather to remember Russell Means
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Native Sun News: Hundreds gather to remember Russell Means (October 31, 2012)
Russell Means was an actor, author, multimedia producer, community organizer, musician and one-time U.S. presidential candidate, as well as an Oglala Sioux Tribe presidential candidate.

Laura Waterman Wittstock: Russell Means started  a movement
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Laura Waterman Wittstock: Russell Means started a movement (October 31, 2012)
"It would be a shame for Russell Means (1939-2012) to be remembered only as a maker of trouble, an unreasonable negotiator, and someone who pushed the limits of human behavior...

Kevin Abourezk:   Wounded Knee trials remembered in Nebraska
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Kevin Abourezk: Wounded Knee trials remembered in Nebraska (October 30, 2012)
"Feb. 27, 1973, the day of the awakening. The day nearly 200 Native activists took over the village of Wounded Knee. The day the eyes of the nation became fixed...

Opinion: Two  South Dakotans  left their mark on Indian Country
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Opinion: Two South Dakotans left their mark on Indian Country (October 30, 2012)
"History is often made by accident, so we should not read too much into the almost simultaneous deaths last week of South Dakotans Russell Means and George McGovern. Nevertheless, their...

Valarie Tom:  One brief encounter with Russell Means in the cold
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Valarie Tom: One brief encounter with Russell Means in the cold (October 29, 2012)
"I was a reporter with an NBC news station in New Mexico in the winter of 2003. The morning newspaper I was reading reported that Russell Means was going to...

The Atlantic: Russell Means led  '73    Wounded Knee occupation
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The Atlantic: Russell Means led '73 Wounded Knee occupation (October 29, 2012)
"On February 27, 1973, a team of 200 Oglala Lakota (Sioux) activists and members of the American Indian Movement (AIM) seized control of a tiny town with a loaded history...

Vi Waln: Lakota Oyate lose a special warrior in Russell Means
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Vi Waln: Lakota Oyate lose a special warrior in Russell Means (October 29, 2012)
“All European tradition, Marxism included, has conspired to defy the natural order of all things. Mother Earth has been abused, the powers have been abused, and this cannot go on...

Robert Chanate: Russell Means was visionary for Indian people
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Robert Chanate: Russell Means was visionary for Indian people (October 26, 2012)
"Russell Means was not only a visionary, he was also keeper of memories. Russell was both an orator and a man of action. Inspired by a legacy of strength, Russell...

Winona LaDuke: Russell Means was  true hero for all Americans
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Winona LaDuke: Russell Means was true hero for all Americans (October 26, 2012)
"He was a hero. Make no mistake about it. And, his death in late October, is a great loss to America, not just American Indians, he challenged us a to...

Gyasi Ross: Russell Means was the toughest Indian in the world
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Gyasi Ross: Russell Means was the toughest Indian in the world (October 26, 2012)
"I never met Russell Means. I had the chance to meet him when I was a kid. In fact, I saw him a few times as a youngster, but I...

Native Sun News: Activist Russell Means succumbs to cancer
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Native Sun News: Activist Russell Means succumbs to cancer (October 24, 2012)
Oglala Lakota Russell Charles Means, longtime activist, actor, author, community organizer and sometimes musician, made his journey to the spirit world early on the morning of Oct. 22 at...

WSJ: Russell Means, 1939-2012, looked just like  Sioux warrior
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WSJ: Russell Means, 1939-2012, looked just like Sioux warrior (October 24, 2012)
"Russell Means helped lead the 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee, S.D., where a few hundred American Indians declared independence and held off federal forces for 10 weeks, riveting the nation....

Editorial: Russell Means brought Indian issues into a new light
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Editorial: Russell Means brought Indian issues into a new light (October 24, 2012)
"Russell Means, the Oglala Lakota Sioux protester, organizer and actor who led the American Indian Movement through an era of vivid, often violent protests in the 1970s, didn’t win much...

Kevin Abourezk: Russell Means a  true  catalyst   in Indian Country
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Kevin Abourezk: Russell Means a true catalyst in Indian Country (October 23, 2012)
"Growing up in a family steeped in Native activism, I learned at a young age about Russell Means' fight for the people. As a college student, I learned Means wasn't...

Family of Russell Means  hosts honoring  ceremony in Pine Ridge
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Family of Russell Means hosts honoring ceremony in Pine Ridge (October 23, 2012)
Longtime activist and actor Russell Means, Oglala Lakota, spoke at the Dakota Conference on the campus of Augustana College in Sioux Falls on April 27, 2012. The theme for...

Russell Means, Oglala Sioux activist, passes  after cancer battle
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Russell Means, Oglala Sioux activist, passes after cancer battle (October 22, 2012)
Longtime activist and actor Russell Means, Oglala Lakota, speaks at the Dakota Conference on the campus of Augustana College in Sioux Falls April 27. The theme for this year’s...

Native Sun News:  Activist Russell Means hospitalized in Arizona
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Native Sun News: Activist Russell Means hospitalized in Arizona (October 17, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Native Sun Staff. All content © Native Sun News. Means hospitalized in Arizona By Native Sun News Staff SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Russell...

Native Sun News: Activist Russell Means battling cancer again
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Native Sun News: Activist Russell Means battling cancer again (October 11, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. Longtime activist and actor Russell Means, Oglala Lakota, speaks...

Oglala Sioux Tribe honors activist   Russell Means on special day
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Oglala Sioux Tribe honors activist Russell Means on special day (June 27, 2012)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota honored one of its most famous citizens on Tuesday. The tribe recognized June 26, 2012, as Russell Means Day in honor of activist...

Native Sun News: Conference opens wounds of Wounded Knee
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Native Sun News: Conference opens wounds of Wounded Knee (May 2, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Karin Eagle, Native Sun News Staff Writer. . All content © Native Sun News. Russell Means greets participants of the Dakota Conference...

Native Sun News: Russell Means goes back to his 'normal' life
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Native Sun News: Russell Means goes back to his 'normal' life (March 21, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Jesse Abernathy, Native Sun News Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Russell Means, 72, claims to be completely devoid of cancer...

Native Sun News: Russell Means claims  victory over cancer
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Native Sun News: Russell Means claims victory over cancer (December 15, 2011)
The following story was written and reported by Jesse Abernathy. All content © Native Sun News. SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA -- In a remarkable turn of events, actor and American Indian activist...

Tim Giago: An outlook on   election season for the  coming year
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Tim Giago: An outlook on election season for the coming year (November 28, 2011)
Notes from Indian Country By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota The owner of a trucking firm posted signs on his trucks that read, “New Company Policy:...

Tim Giago: Former adversaries face  terminal cancer ailments
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Tim Giago: Former adversaries face terminal cancer ailments (November 7, 2011)
Notes from Indian Country By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota I find it ironic that two adversaries, two domineering personalities that clashed over a number of...

Charles Trimble: Two Oglala Sioux men earn places in history
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Charles Trimble: Two Oglala Sioux men earn places in history (October 10, 2011)
News of Russell Means’ terminal cancer catches me totally unprepared. He’s one of those people I expected to live forever. Certainly, his name will live on in the annals of...

Tim Giago: Reflecting on   enigmatic AIM leader Russell Means
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Tim Giago: Reflecting on enigmatic AIM leader Russell Means (October 10, 2011)
Notes from Indian Country By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota As I look back on my life from the pinnacle of the seventh decade my reflections...

Gyasi Ross: A video tribute to Russell Means for his leadership
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Gyasi Ross: A video tribute to Russell Means for his leadership (September 23, 2011)
YouTube: Russell Means, Indian Leadership: A Tribute $P Related Stories:Native News: Dennis Banks sees Russell Means in New Mexico (9/8) Native Sun News: Russell Means diagnosed with terminal cancer...

Native News: Dennis Banks sees Russell Means in New Mexico
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Native News: Dennis Banks sees Russell Means in New Mexico (September 8, 2011)
"During the 1970s, Dennis Banks, Ojibwa, and Russell Means, Lakota, emerged as two of the American Indian Movement's most recognizable leaders. Some could argue they have been the most visible...

Native Sun News: Russell Means diagnosed with terminal cancer
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Native Sun News: Russell Means diagnosed with terminal cancer (August 17, 2011)
The following story was written and reported by Jesse Abernathy. All content © Native Sun News. PORCUPINE, SOUTH DAKOTA –– Russell Means may well be facing the toughest adversary in...

Russell Means: Republic of Lakotah  demands treaty respect
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Russell Means: Republic of Lakotah demands treaty respect (June 3, 2011)
"Two weeks ago, I went to New York with a delegation from the Republic of Lakotah, to utilize the annual meeting of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues...

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