Synopses & Reviews
Loud Hawk: The United States versus the American Indian Movement is the story of a criminal case that began with the arrest of six members of the American Indian Movement in Portland, Oregon, in 1975. The case did not end until 1988, after thirteen years of pretrial litigaion. It stands as the longest pretrial case in U.S. history.
This is a dramatic story of people and of government abuse of the legal system, of judicial courage and bone-chilling bigotry. It is an insiders view of the legal process and of the conditions in Indian country that led up to and followed Wounded Knee.
Story of a criminal case that began with the arrest of six members of the American Indian Movement. The case did not end until 1988, after thirteen years of pretrial litigation. It stands as the longest pretrial case in US history.
About the Author
Kenneth S. Stern's Loud Hawk won the 1995 Gustavus Myers Award from the Gustavus Myers Center for the Stidy of Human Rights in North America. Kenneth S. Stern is also the author of A Force upon the Plain; The American Militia Movement and the Politics of Hate and Holocaust Denial.