- Name: Russell Means
- Born: 11/10/1939
- Died: 10/22/2012 (72 years old)
- Occupation: Activist, politician, actor, writer, musician
Russell Charles Means (November 10, 1939– October 22, 2012) was an Oglala Lakota activist for the rights of American Indian people, libertarian political activist, actor, writer and musician, who became a prominent member of the American Indian Movement (AIM) after joining the organization in 1968 and helped organize notable events that attracted national and international media coverage.
Birth Name: Russell Charles Means
Alias: Russell Charles Means
Birth Place: Porcupine, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota, U.S.
Death Place: Rapid City, South Dakota, U.S.
Russell Means quotes :
I'd like to talk about free markets. Information in the computer age is the last genuine free market left on earth except those free markets where indigenous people are still surviving. And that's basically becoming limited.Russell Means
In the government schools, which are referred to as public schools, Indian policy has been instituted there, and its a policy where they do not encourage, in fact, discourage, critical thinking and the creation of ideas and public education.Russell Means
So Indian policy has become institutionalized and the result has been that American people have become more dependent on government and that the American people have become more dependent on corporations.Russell Means