Third Honoring of Oyate Wacinyapin, Russell Means, and Traditional Sun Dance

ICTMN Staff
6/3/13

A third honoring for Oyate Wacinyapin, Russell Means, will be held on June 13 in the sacred Black Hills at Wind Cave, South Dakota.

At 4:44 a.m. on October 22, 2012, political and social activist and early leader of the American Indian Movement walked on amongst the ancestors. A second honoring of Oyate Wacinyapin was held on February 27 in Pine Ridge.

Preceeding the honoring will be He Sapa Wiwanyag Wacipi, a traditional Sun Dance, from June 8-12.

For further information on all ceremonies phone 605-867-1025. Additional information can be found at Republicoflakotah.com.

Related: Russell Means: A Look at His Journey Through Life

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But he never came back to Navajo land to face charges in the Navajo court for beating his former father-in-law. instead, he hid behind the same things he said he stood against. His only defense was, "they don't have jurisdiction over me".

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R.I.P. RUSSELL MEANS, YOU'LL BE MISSED ON THE REZ OF PINE RIDGE,S.D. AND THE WORLD!! REST EASY RUS..
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