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Russell Means, 1939-2012

James Cook, [Dennis Banks, Russell Means, and Clyde Bellecourt during the Siege at Wounded Knee, South Dakota], March 1973 (2010.35.2) Russell Means–political activist, co-founder of the American Indian Movement (AIM), and actor–has died. Born on the Pine Ridge Reservation in … Continue reading

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Fashion a la mode

This past weekend I visited the National Museum of the American Indian in Lower Manhattan. Some photographs of a project by Terrance Houle called Urban Indian Series are currently on view, as part of a larger exhibit, HIDE: Skin as … Continue reading

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Pine Ridge

Mendelssohn, Lesannes Helwaq as “Wambli Luta,” 1908-15 Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Family on Moon], 1930s Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Family, Unidentified Men, Unidentified Women], 1910s The Pine Ridge Reservation was originally part of the Great Sioux Reservation, established after the Fort Laramie … Continue reading

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