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American Indian Activist Russell Means Dies

Posted October 22nd, 2012 at 6:55 pm (UTC-5)
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American Indian activist and actor Russell Means died Monday after a battle with cancer. He was 72. Means, a onetime leader of the American Indian Movement, called national attention to the plight of impoverished Native Americans in the 1970s. He helped organize the 1973 siege of Wounded Knee – a 71-day confrontation in which hundreds […]

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