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Where white men fear to tread : the autobiography of Russell Means

Author: Russell Means; Marvin J Wolf
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Russell Means was likely the most controversial Indian leader of our time. Where White Men Fear to Tread is the well-detailed, first-hand story of his life, in which he did everything possible to dramatize and justify the Native American aim of self-determination, such as storming Mount Rushmore, seizing Plymouth Rock, running for President in 1988, and -- most notoriously -- leading a 71-day takeover of Wounded  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Russell Means; Russell Means
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Means; Marvin J Wolf
ISBN: 9780312136215 0312136218 9780312147617 0312147619
OCLC Number: 32780115
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 573 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Genesis, 1939-1964 --
The making of a militant, 1964-1973 --
Our struggle, 1973-1978 --
Rebirth, 1978-1992.
Responsibility: Russell Means, with Marvin J. Wolf.

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Russell Means was likely the most controversial Indian leader of our time. Where White Men Fear to Tread is the well-detailed, first-hand story of his life, in which he did everything possible to dramatize and justify the Native American aim of self-determination, such as storming Mount Rushmore, seizing Plymouth Rock, running for President in 1988, and -- most notoriously -- leading a 71-day takeover of Wounded Knee, South Dakota, in 1973.

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This is one of those books that you can't put down once you start it; in fact, I enjoyed it so much I read it twice in less than 3 weeks. Although the size and heft of this volume may intimidate some readers, those who finish will come away with an understanding of the prejudice Native Americans still...
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