Chase Iron Eyes of Last Real Indians offers this moving tribute to American Indian activist Russell Means, who led the Second Conflict at Wounded Knee in 1973. The original Wounded Knee Massacre occurred in 1890 and was considered the last battle of the American Indian war.
Means died early Monday at his ranch in in Porcupine, S.D., according to Oglala Sioux Tribe spokeswoman Donna Solomon.
Georgianne Nienaber is an investigative environmental and political writer. She lives in rural northern Minnesota and South Florida. Her articles have appeared in The Society of Professional Journalists' Online Quill Magazine, the Huffington (more...)