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Russell Means
Birth: Nov. 10, 1939
Pine Ridge
Shannon County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 2012
Porcupine
Shannon County
South Dakota, USA

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). (bio by: Beverly Joe Vaughn) 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Ashes scattered among the Black Hills of South Dakota
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Beverly Joe Vaughn
Record added: Oct 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99389833
Russell Means
Added by: Beverly Joe Vaughn
 
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