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Russell Means [electronic resource] : Lakota warrior.

Means, Russell, 1939-2012 (performer.). hoopla digital. (Added Author). Russell Means. (Cast).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 39 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC : 2015.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Russell Means.
Summary, etc.:
In this exclusive interview with Russell Means (11/10/39-10/22/12) at his home in Porcupine South Dakota on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Russell reveals his struggles and life. He reflects on his early years, leaving his home on the "Rez" during WWII so that his father could work on the military ships in California. He speaks candidly about racism, the ignorance of mainstream society and Hollywood's portrayal of American Indians which all led to his push to break out of the stereotypical bondage that he fought so hard against.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Oglala Indians > Biography.
Indian activists > Biography.
Indians of North America > Civil rights > History > 20th century.
Indians of North America > Government relations > 1934-
Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota > Biography.
Wounded Knee (S.D.) > History > Indian occupation, 1973.

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