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Following the death of Dennis Bank$ a member of the notorious American Indian Movement leadership complicit in the murder of Robinson and Annie Mae Pictou Aquash, Cheryl Buswell, the widow of civil rights worker and AIM murder victim Perry Ray Robinson jr. 623 more words

AIM leader and inspiration to local natives, Dennis Banks, passes

Dennis Banks, founder of American Indian Movement, dies at 80

Dennis Banks, a founder of the American Indian Movement who helped lead demonstrations — notably the 10-week siege at Wounded Knee, S.D., in 1973 — that at times descended into violence as they brought long-festering tribal wounds to national attention, died Oct. 950 more words

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Dennis Banks, Hoops and Me

In 35+ years in media I’ve never been what you’d call “star struck”. I’ve met a lot of celebrities and gained access to some remarkable locations, but never asked for an autograph and RARELY took a photograph. 776 more words

Obit: Dennis Banks, Activist & Co-Founder Of American Indian Movement

31 October 2017 | teleSUR

Ojibwe and Turtle Clan member, Dennis Banks, co-founder of the American Indian Movement, and a leader of the 1973 armed liberation of Wounded Knee, died at 80 years old surrounded by his family Monday. 542 more words


American Indian Movement Leader Dennis Banks Passes Away

(AP) — Dennis Banks, who helped found the American Indian Movement and engaged in sometimes-violent uprisings against the U.S. government, including the armed occupation of Wounded Knee in 1973, died at age 80, his family announced Monday. 688 more words


When Historic Preservation Begins

Again. The damage had been done, and the implications were clear. Like the rape of Mother Earth, in creating their territory with roads, like in Rondo, there was the State of Minnesota’s Department of Transportation.   728 more words