Russell Means

Russell Means

Pine Ridge, Oglala Lakota County, South Dakota, USA
Death 22 Oct 2012 (aged 72)
Porcupine, Oglala Lakota County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered, Specifically: Ashes scattered among the Black Hills of South Dakota
Memorial ID 99389833 · View Source
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Actor, Social Reformer. A member of the Oglala Sioux, he rose to prominence as an advocate and activist for Native American rights in the United States, chiefly with his association with the American Indian Movement (AIM), which he joined in 1968. He began acting in 1992, appearing in the motion pictures "The Last Mohican" (1992) and Natural Born Killers (1994), in the television movies "The Pathfinder" (1996) and "Buffalo Girls" (1995), and as the voice of 'Chief Powhatan' in the Disney animated movies "Pocahontas" (1995) and "Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World" (1998).

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  • Originally Created by: Beverly Joe Vaughn
  • Added: 22 Oct 2012
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