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WOSTER: Others caught light from Means’ spotlight

October 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

He clearly loved the spotlight, but it is equally true that the spotlight loved him.
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Russell Means’ ashes spread in Black Hills during a private ceremony

October 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) The ashes of Russell Means were scattered in a private ceremony in western South Dakota’s Black Hills, a day after the former American Indian Movement activist was remembered in a ceremony on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
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Russell Means remembered as man of inspiration

October 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

No single individual likely will ever fill Russell Means’ shoes, but his legacy likely will be multiplied many times over by the Native Americans he inspired, his brother said at the Native American activist’s funeral service in Kyle, S.D. Continue Reading

Paul Cline, Grand Forks, letter: Russell Means leaves fascinating legacy

October 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Means was no saint, and I continue to disagree with many of his tactics. Armed confrontation has no place in a civil society.
That said, it was these same tactics that brought the issues facing American Indians to the fore. Continue Reading

4 services planned for former AIM activist Means

October 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

KYLE (AP) Family members of Russell Means are planning four services to honor the former American Indian Movement activist.
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Russell Means called attention to struggling tribes

October 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Activist spent a lifetime as a modern American Indian warrior, railing against broken treaties, fighting for the return of stolen land and even taking up arms against the federal government. Continue Reading

Means took fight from Wounded Knee to ND’s Fighting Sioux arena

October 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

GRAND FORKS, N.D. The timing was coincidental, but Russell Means would have appreciated it: On the day he died, workers began removing the prominent “Home of the Fighting Sioux” signs from Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks.
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Tribal spokeswoman says former American Indian Movement activist Russell Means has died

October 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) Tribal spokeswoman says former American Indian Movement activist Russell Means has died. Continue Reading

Oglala Sioux Tribe honors Russell Means

June 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

OGLALA (AP) The Oglala Sioux Tribe in South Dakota is honoring former American Indian Movement leader Russell Means. Continue Reading

Russell Means grows angry when asked about missing man

April 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Aside from brief confrontations between federal officials and American Indian Movement leaders, a two-day conference that brought together all sides of the 1973 Wounded Knee occupation went fairly smoothly.

Until the final session.
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