“I Am Not a Leader”: Russell Means’ 1980 Mother Jones Cover Story

In a provocative piece, the American Indian Movement activist lashed out at European “death culture” and the left. —By Russell Means (Oct. 22, 2012) Editor’s note: This article originated as a controversial speech given at the Black Hills International Survival Gathering on the Pine Ridge Reservation in July 1980. A member of the Oglala Lakota tribe, […]

John Kane on Inherent Sovereignty: Who decides who is Indian

(Jan. 20, 2014) – John Kane, Mohawk activist and national commentator on Native issues, was a featured speaker Jan. 16, at “Who Decides You’re Real? Fixing the Federal Recognition Process,” a two-day conference at Arizona State University in Tempe. The conference was hosted by the Indian Legal Clinic at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of […]