BirthdayNovember 10, 1939
BirthplacePine Ridge, USA

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  1. About Russell Means

    Full name: Russell Means
    Also known as: Russell Charles Means, Russell Means, Means, Russell Charles
    Professions: Oglala Lakota activist for the rights of Native American people
    Occupation: Activist, politician, actor, writer, musician

  2. Russell Means Measurements

    Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)

  3. Russell Means Known for

    The Last of the Mohicans (1992), Pocahontas (1995), Natural Born Killers (1994), Pathfinder (2007)

  4. Russell Means Death information

    Died: Sunday, 1st of January, 2012 (Age: 72)

  5. Russell Means Biography

    Russell Charles Means (November 10, 1939 – October 22, 2012) was an American Oglala Lakota activist for the rights of Native American people and libertarian political activist. He 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.Means was active in international issues of indigenous peoples, including working with groups in Central and South America, and with the United Nations for recognition of their rights. He was active in politics at his native Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and at the state and national level.Beginning an acting career in 1992, he appeared in numerous films, including The Last of the Mohicans, and released his own music CD. He published his autobiography Where White Men Fear to Tread in 1995. Means died in 2012, less than a month before his 73rd birthday.

  6. Russell Means Family

    Spouse: A total of children and children

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