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Ojibwa Warrior: Dennis Banks and the Rise of the American Indian Movement

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Dennis Banks, an American Indian of the Ojibwa Tribe and a founder of the American Indian Movement, is one of the most influential Indian leaders of our time. In Ojibwa Warrior, written with acclaimed writer and photographer Richard Erdoes, Banks tells his own story for the first time and also traces the rise of the American Indian Movement (AIM). The authors present an insiderandrsquo;s understanding of AIM protest eventsandmdash;the Trail of Broken Treaties march to Washington, D.C.; the resulting takeover of the BIA building; the riot at Custer, South Dakota; and the 1973 standoff at Wounded Knee. Enhancing the narrative are dramatic photographs, most taken by Richard Erdoes, depicting key people and events.

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Dennis Banks, an American Indian of the Ojibwa Tribe and a founder of the American Indian Movement, is one of the most influential Indian leaders of our time. In Ojibwa Warrior, written with acclaimed writer and photographer Richard Erdoes, Banks tells his own story for the first time and also traces the rise of the American Indian Movement (AIM).

Synopsis:

Banks, founder of the American Indian Movement, tells his story for the first time and presents an insider's look the group and its protest events--including the 1973 standoff at Wounded Knee--enhanced by dramatic photographs.

About the Author

Dennis Banks has been an activist, counselor, teacher, and consultant on American Indian rights. He now owns a natural foods company in Federal Dam, Minnesota, that follows the traditions of his youth.ÿ

Product Details

ISBN:
9780806136912
Author:
Banks, Dennis
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Author:
Erdoes, Richard
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Ethnic Cultures - Native Americans
Subject:
Native Americans
Subject:
Political Advocacy
Subject:
Biography-Native Americans
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20050231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
73 bandw illus.
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.7 in 1.15 lb

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Dennis Banks, an American Indian of the Ojibwa Tribe and a founder of the American Indian Movement, is one of the most influential Indian leaders of our time. In Ojibwa Warrior, written with acclaimed writer and photographer Richard Erdoes, Banks tells his own story for the first time and also traces the rise of the American Indian Movement (AIM).
"Synopsis" by , Banks, founder of the American Indian Movement, tells his story for the first time and presents an insider's look the group and its protest events--including the 1973 standoff at Wounded Knee--enhanced by dramatic photographs.
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