Steven Newcomb

On October 22, 2012, at 4:44 a.m., Oglala Lakota leader Russell Means began his journey to the spirit world....

Ungelbah Daniel-Davila

Did you get a chance to see No Doubt’s new music video for their song “Lookin’ Hot”? It was only out for a couple of days before they took it down and issued an apology to the American Indian community. I finally got a chance to hunt it down myself and take a look at it....

Dr. Leo Killsback

The negative representations of American Indians have recently caught national attention in the news and on the Internet....

Laura Waterman Wittstock

It would be a shame for Russell Means (1939-2012) to be remembered only as a maker of trouble, an unreasonable negotiator, and someone who pushed the limits of human behavior to the breaking point. I met him when I was an American Indian press reporter in Washington, D.C....

Frederick Hoxie

History is often made by accident, so we should not read too much into the almost simultaneous deaths last week of South Dakotans Russell Means and George McGovern....

Indian country lost a warrior on Monday, October 22 when

Valarie Tom

I was a reporter with an NBC news station in New Mexico in the winter of 2003. The morning newspaper I was reading reported that Russell Means was going to speak to students at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado that afternoon in a presentation....

Winona LaDuke

He was a hero. Make no mistake about it. And, his death in late October, is a great loss to America, not just American Indians, he challenged us a to be better people....

Gyasi Ross

“…after I die, I'm coming back as lightning. When it zaps the White House, they'll know it's me."

Russell Means...

David P. Ball
The procession approaches Kyle, South Dakota as family, friends and supporters make their way to an honoring service for Russell Means on Wednesday, October 24, 2012...