American Indian Movement


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American Indian Movement

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a militant movement or grouping of American Indians, organized in 1968 to combat discrimination, injustice, etc
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That appears to be the case, as recently as last month, when Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde reiterated a call for the release of American Indian Movement member Leonard Peltier, who was jailed in the United States, charged with the murder of two FBI agents during an occupation in South Dakota in 1975.
Presumably, this goal or endeavor constitutes the rationale for incorporating into the collection an essay on the American Indian Movement as well as other chapters on political activism.
Survival schools; the American Indian Movement and community education in the Twin Cities.
Nearly 200 followers of the American Indian Movement (AIM) had attracted national attention when they seized control of the town of Wounded Knee for 71 days in an effort to impeach tribal president Richard Wilson, whom they had accused of widespread corruption.
html) Alex Pacheco of the American Indian Movement was part of the group who apprehended the man.
These anti-Paul factions' opposition then materialized in the form of American Indian Movement activist Russell Means, who contested Paul for the nomination.
Whereas some playwrights address transnational and transhistoric feminist struggles, Nolan investigates feminist struggles within the American Indian Movement itself.
Support for the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People is a start to right this great wrong," declared the American Indian Movement in a press release on 24 September 2009.
Like the character he plays, Means is a man of his time who seems eminently in touch with those of earlier times, his own '70s involvement with the American Indian Movement movingly evoked in the chief's reminiscences.
This sentence captures the rage, contradictions, irony, humor, and frustration of the author in dealing with his mixed race (half Comanche, half Anglo), American Indian Movement veteran, New York City resident, and refugee of suburban privilege.
This chapter describes the various liberation groups that emerged through the inspiration of the civil rights movement, including the American Indian movement, the Chicano movement, and the Asian-American movement.
The next decade was an intense time of writing for Nolan, culminating in Annie Mae's Movement (1999), about Annie Mae Pictou Aquash, a Mi'kmaq female leader in the American Indian Movement who was found murdered in 1976.

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