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 South Dakota, Means is pictured above with other AIM leaders during the 71-day standoff with the FBI at Wounded Knee in 1973.


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Assistant Curator, Collections at the International Center of Photography, New York
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