So when the unending division between the progressives and traditionals swelled to the breaking point in 1972 on the Pine Ridge reservation under the chairmanship of progressive Dick Wilson, it was perfectly natural, but also very courageous, for the traditionals to invite the American Indian Movement
in to help them.
Even though the American Indian Movement
on a national-international scale has proven to be extremely dysfunctional, the American Indian Movement
I was associated with I'm very proud of.
A member of the American Indian Movement
in his youth, the idea of being a political activist is one that doesn't intimidate him.
About 125 students and members of the American Indian Movement
asked administrators Tuesday to add an American Indian speaker to the ceremony, allow future seniors to vote on graduation speakers and start an American Indian studies program.
ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY FOR PAROLE HAS come and gone for Leonard Peltier, a member of the American Indian Movement
who is serving two consecutive life sentences for the murder of two FBI agents.
Smith (associate curator, National Museum of the American Indian of the Smithsonian Institute) mixes wide-ranging social, political, and cultural commentary with recollections of his own life, including time spent with the American Indian Movement
in the 1970s, in order to comment on the past and present of American Indian peoples.
Edgar Hoover himself once said that the purpose of the FBI'S counterintelligence program was to "expose, disrupt, misdirect, discredit and otherwise neutralize" groups like the American Indian Movement
, the Black Panthers, the NAACP, the National Lawyer's Guild, and the American Friends Service Committee and prominent civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr.
Aquash held a deep belief she could help bring about change for Indian people and joined the American Indian Movement
in the 1970s, a very active and dangerous time for the Indian rights organization.
the American Indian Movement
, and the Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Community--claim that clearing the park strip would destroy a savanna of oak trees that is sacred to a local band of Native Americans.
One track sure to attract attention is ``Sacrifice,'' which includes a spoken-word section from American Indian Movement
activist leader Leonard Peltier, who has been in prison since 1976 for the murder of two FBI agents.
American Indian Movement
(AIM) activist Dennis Banks, an old school friend, influenced Westerman to play a part in the deadly standoff at Wounded Knee in South Dakota, the historical site where, in 1890, the United States Army massacred men, women and children.
Bellecourt founded the national American Indian Movement
(AIM) with Dennis Banks, George Mitchell, Harold Goodsky, Eddie Benton Banai, Herb Powless and others in Minneapolis, Minn.