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.
In this paper, I examine the role of women in the 1971 takeover of the United States Coast Guard Station in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by supporters of the American Indian Movement
, and how women parlayed that takeover into a longstanding community organization: the Indian Community School.
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 protesters--including members of Earth First!, 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.
Smiths essays also touch on the Indian demonstrations in the United States, particularly the take over of Alcatraz Island in 1969; the creation of the American Indian Movement
; and the significance of the Nixon administration.
The concentrated militancy of the American Indian Movement
(and the viciousness of the federal response) over the course of the 1970s has captured scholarly attention but perhaps occluded a broader understanding of the Native American "politics of survival," according to Cobb (history, Miami U.) and Fowler (emerita, U.
Russell Means, the photographic icon of the American Indian Movement
in the 1970s, has received media coverage that was for a while unparalleled.
TRACK RECORD: member of American Indian Movement
, founder of Indian People's Action in 1997, director of Montana People's Action in 2001.
Peltier, a activist with the American Indian Movement
, is serving two consecutive life terms following his 1977 conviction for the murder of two FBI agents killed on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota on June 26, 1975.
Brave Bird reveals that Native American women were one of the cornerstones of the American Indian Movement
, which captured the nation's imagination and called attention to the government's flagrant abuse and neglect of Indian peoples.
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.