Oglala Lakota activist for the rights of Native American people
Russell Means was born an Oglala/Lakota Sioux Indian. He was the first national director of the American Indian Movement (AIM) in which role he became prominent during the 1973 standoff with the U.S. government at Wounded Knee. In 1987, he joined the U.S.Wikipedia
|November 10, 1939
|Porcupine, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, U.S.
|Walter Means, Theodora Louise Feather