Denver, Co. – You may recognize him from such films as Last of the Mohicans and Natural Born Killers, but Russell Means was much more than a face on the silver screen. He was a cultural, political, artistic and visionary American Indian leader, described during his life as “the most famous American Indian of the [...]
A commentary by Pearl Means telling of future events planned.
Pearl Means talks with Lourdes of how she and Russell met and Russell Means’ latest book “If You’ve Forgotten The Names Of The Clouds, You’ve Lost Your Way” Mrs. Means will have book signing at the following places: Friday, July 26th @ 8:00 p.m. Festival Hall at Argiro Student Union, Maharishi University, Fairfiield, Iowa Wednesday, [...]
Russell Charles Means (November 10, 1939 – October 22, 2012) was an Oglala Sioux activist for the rights of Native American people and libertarian political activist. He 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.
Armando Rendon has printed an excerpt from Russell’s book “If You’ve Forgotten the Names of the Clouds, You’ve Lost Your Way : An Introduction to American Indian Thought & Philosophy.” You may find at http://somosenescrito.blogspot.com/2013/04/we-are-all-related.html#!/2013/04/we-are-all-related.html If you wish to purchase either the softcover or Kindle edition you can find it here http://www.amazon.com/Youve-Forgotten-Names-Clouds-Lost/dp/1482068109/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1367258731&sr=1-1&keywords=russell+means
By lakotahfreedom ¶ Posted in Sovereignty ¶ First time I remember seeing Russell was at the Greengrass Sundance. He called my Grandma Ella up during the Giveaway. Even as a young boy, I was impressed. From that day forward, as a youth, I saw Bruce Lee, Evil Knievel, Muhammad Ali, and Russell Means as almost [...]
Russell’s Aljazeera interview from November 24,2011 Aljazeera on thanks taking
American Indian activist Russell Means pierced ‘Buckskin Curtain’ 4:03 AM, Nov 17, 2012 | On Oct. 22, Indian rights activist Russell Means passed on after a magnificent life of struggle to better the lives of American Indians. Means obviously had a tremendous impact on Native American struggles of the latter part of the 20th [...]
Hello our relatives. We have completed the four sacred days in preparation for sending Russell Means’ spirit on his journey and his ashes have been scattered at Yellow Thunder in the Lakota sacred holy land, the He Sapa (Black Hills). On behalf of the family I want to extend our appreciation and gratitude for all [...]
Russell Means Russell Means, an American-Indian activist, died on October 22nd, aged 72 Nov 10th 2012 | from the print edition DRIVING one day through the Diné lands in New Mexico—not “Navajo”, a white man’s word—Russell Means suddenly stopped the car. His wife wondered why. He had stopped to look at a shepherd among [...]