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Bull Plume - Blackfoot (Northern Peigan) - circa 1880 | cherokee | native american indian | interference of white man | shotgun | sad | chief | 1800's | www.republicofyou.com.au (I just found this too. Ok, a Piegan is nowhete NEAR Cherokee. Two completely different tribes, kids. It saddens me that American people know so bloodly little about the First Nations of the land they build their houses on and plant their prideful flag upon.)

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Ira Hayes - A Marine and one of three survivors of the men who raised the American Flag over Mt. Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in WWII

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In the 1910, the total population of North American Indians was about 400,000, down from about 18 -19 million in 1492 http://www.visualstatistics.net/east-west/genocide/genocide.htm

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+~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+ Plenty Coups grew up as a traditional Northern Plains nomadic Crow Indian c. 1848. He was a Chief and instrumental in aligning the Crows with the whites during the late Indian wars and a pivotal leader in the transition of the Crows from a nomadic "buffalo" economy to an agricultural economy on the reservation.

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Flag of the Oglala Lakota Nation - The circle of eight teepees on the flag represent the nine districts of the reservation: Porcupine, Wakpamni, Medicine Root, Pass Creek, Eagle Nest, White Clay, LaCreek, Wounded Knee, and Pine Ridge. The red field represents the blood shed by the tribe in defense of their lands

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The American Indian Movement (AIM) is a Native American activist organization in the United States, founded in 1968 in Minneapolis, Minnesota by urban Native Americans. The national AIM agenda focuses on spirituality, leadership, and sovereignty. AIM was founded in 1968 by Dennis Banks, George Mitchell, Herb Powless, Clyde Bellecourt, Harold Goodsky, Eddie Benton-Banai, and a number of others in Minneapolis' Native American community. Russell Means, born Oglala Lakota, was an early leader in…

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