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American Indian Movement

Cowboys and Indians, Yes. Indians and Occupiers? Let's Think About That

Jerry Ashton | Posted 12.26.2014 | New York
Jerry Ashton

This past summer, DC politicos and residents woke up to a surprising sight: Cowboy ranchers and Native Americans sharing an encampment on the Nationa...

Respect for Native Americans: Sports Fans Should Heed Sly Stone's Advice

Tom Semioli | Posted 07.07.2013 | Sports
Tom Semioli

Native American groups continue their losing streak in the courtroom as well as in the court of public opinion, likely due to the fact that such behavior has been part of the American sports fabric for so many years that we have fallen ignorant to its harmful effects.

On the Road Again, the Beats at Sundance

Hellin Kay | Posted 02.10.2013 | Entertainment
Hellin Kay

"The Beat Generation," as Kerouac defined them so early on, has maintained a fascinating hold on popular culture, even though during their heyday they were mocked by the mainstream.

American Indian Activist Dies

AP | DIRK LAMMERS and KRISTI EATON | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Russell Means spent a lifetime as a modern American Indian warrior. He railed against broken treaties, fought for the return...

A Disastrous Flood that Brought Out the Best and the Worst in People

Tim Giago | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics
Tim Giago

238 people lost their lives that night, many of them Native Americans by reason of geography: most of them lived in what is now called the flood plain along the banks of Rapid Creek.

#OccupyDenver Gains Momentum In Weekend Rally

Posted 12.10.2011 | Denver

The Occupy Denver movement is gaining momentum. Even as the weather turned cold and rainy this weekend, a diverse group of approximately 1000 proteste...

Denver Man's Sentence Reduced In '75 AIM Slaying

AP | DIRK LAMMERS | Posted 11.26.2011 | Denver

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A Denver man convicted of first-degree murder for his role in the 1975 shooting death of an American Indian Movement activis...

Haiti, Katrina and America's Poorest Community

Richard Walden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Richard Walden

Most Americans are completely oblivious to the abstract and harsh poverty right here at home. This is proven by American ignorance of the horrors occurring at Indian Reservations across the Dakotas.

Woodstock Film Fest -- William Kunstler

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Stewart Nusbaumer

A sensitive, truthful, insightful film about a lawyer who stood at the center of a confrontational movement as it spearheaded a political assault on injustice in America from Vietnam to the Chicago 7.

Today We All Stand Before Leonard Peltier's Parole Board

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Harvey Wasserman

Meditate, pray, march, dance, sing, shout, laugh, whatever you can to help move this man out of his jail cell and into the open air after 33 hellish years.