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  1. Russell Charles Means (November 10, 1939 – October 22, 2012) was an Oglala Lakota activist for the rights of Native Americans, libertarian political activist, actor, writer and musician, who became a prominent member of the American Indian Movement (AIM) after joining the organization in 1968 and helped organize notable events that attracted national and international media coverage.

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  2. Russell Means - Wikipedia

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    Russell Charles Means (November 10, 1939 – October 22, 2012) was an Oglala Lakota activist for the rights of Native Americans, libertarian political activist, actor, writer and musician, who became a prominent member of the American Indian Movement (AIM) after joining the organization in 1968 and helped organize notable events that attracted national and international media coverage.

    • Activist, politician, actor, writer, musician
    • 10 (three adopted), including Tatanka Means
    • 1968–2012 (politics), 1992–2012 (acting)
    • Cremains scattered at the Black Hills
  3. Russell Means, American Indian Activist, Dies at 72 - The New ...

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    Oct 23, 2012 · Russell C. Means, the charismatic Oglala Sioux who helped revive the warrior image of the American Indian in the 1970s with guerrilla-tactic protests that called attention to the nation’s ...

  4. Legendary Russell Means, Oglala Lakota Activist: American ...

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    Russell Means was an Oglala Lakota activist for the rights of American Indian people. Russell Means (November 10, 1939 – October 22, 2012) became a prominent member of the American Indian Movement (AIM) after joining the organization in 1968 and helped organize notable events that attracted national and international media coverage.

    • 1989 - American Indian Activist Russell Means testifies at Senate Hearing
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    • Russell Means: Welcome to the American Reservation Prison Camp (Full Length)
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    • Russell Means-Leader for the American Indian Movement
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  5. Russell Means | Oglala Sioux activist | Britannica

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    Other articles where Russell Means is discussed: American Indian Movement: Later, Russell Means became a prominent spokesman for the group. Its original purpose was to help Indians in urban ghettos who had been displaced by government programs that had the effect of forcing them from the reservations.

  6. Russell Means - Biography - IMDb

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    Russell Means was born an Oglala/Lakota Sioux Indian. He was the first national director of the American Indian Movement (AIM) in which role he became prominent during the 1973 standoff with the U.S. government at Wounded Knee. In 1987, he joined the U.S. Libertarian Party and announced his candidacy for the party's presidential nomination.

  7. Russell Means (1939-2012) - Find A Grave Memorial

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    Actor, Social Reformer. A member of the Oglala Sioux, he rose to prominence as an advocate and activist for Native American rights in the United States, chiefly with his association with the American Indian Movement (AIM), which he joined in 1968. He began acting in 1992, appearing in the motion pictures The Last...

  8. “I Am Not a Leader”: Russell Means’ 1980 Mother Jones Cover ...

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    Oct 22, 2012 · A member of the Oglala Lakota tribe, Russell Means was perhaps the most outsized personality in the American Indian Movement, beginning with the 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee.

  9. from Russell Means. I abhor the term Native American. It is a generic government term used to describe all the indigenous prisoners of the United States. These are the American Samoans, the Micronesians, the Aleutes, the original Hawaiians and the erroneously termed Eskimos, who are actually Upiks and Inupiats. And, of course, the American ...

  10. Famous Native Americans - Legacy.com

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    Nov 14, 2016 · Famous Native Americans. ... Russell Means (1939–2012) ... appearing in a Hollywood blockbuster or advocating a sovereign American Indian nation within U.S. borders, the Oglala Lakota activist ...

  11. Native American vs. American Indian: Political correctness ...

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    The activist Russell Means preferred the name American Indian. He would say that just as you have Mexican Americans, African Americans, or Asian Americans, you should have American Indians. During the activist days of the 1960s and 70s the U. S. Government responded to the activists’ protests by proposing the term "Native American."

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