Russell Means

Russell Means, Indian Activist, Actor, Dies at 72

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Former American Indian Movement activist and actor Russell Means has died. Oglala Sioux Tribe spokeswoman Donna Salomon says Means died Monday morning at his ranch in Porcupine, S.D. Means was 72. Means helped lead the 1973 uprising at Wounded Knee, reveled in stirring up attention and appeared in Hollywood...
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Gregory Auditorium to be Location Today for Rosebud Sioux Tribal Council Meeting

UNDATED – (DRG News) The Rosebud Sioux Tribal Council will be meeting in Gregory today. The meeting is being held in a different location than normal-to foster economic and governmental relations with non-tribal populations in Gregory and the area that surrounds the tribe’s eastern-most community of Milk’s Camp. The 10:00 a.m. meeting will take...
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SD Lawsuit Seeks Money for Oahe Dam Land Losses

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal lawsuit is seeking money for people whose land was flooded after South Dakota’s Oahe Dam was built. The Missouri River dam was dedicated in 1962. It took more than a decade to build. The Cheyenne River Sioux tribe recently got more than $400 million for more than...
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Disabled Man Couldn’t Escape Cluttered Home Fire

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Federal prosecutors say a South Dakota woman caused the death of her disabled son by keeping her home cluttered with trash and junk. They say because of the clutter, Kathleen Kuzior’s 29-year-old son, Richard Kuzior, died after a March house fire in McLaughlin. Kathleen Kuzior was indicted last week...
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