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Ojibwa Warrior Dennis Banks, An American Indian Of The Ojibwa Tribe And A Founder Of The American Indian Movement, Is One Of The Most Influential Indian Leaders Of Our Time In Ojibwa Warrior, Written With Acclaimed Writer And Photographer Richard Erdoes, Banks Tells His Own Story For The First Time And Also Traces The Rise Of The American Indian Movement AIM The Authors Present An Insider S Understanding Of AIM Protest Events The Trail Of Broken Treaties March To Washington, D.C The Resulting Takeover Of The BIA Building The Riot At Custer, South Dakota And The 1973 Standoff At Wounded Knee Enhancing The Narrative Are Dramatic Photographs, Most Taken By Richard Erdoes, Depicting Key People And Events.


10 thoughts on “Ojibwa Warrior

  1. says:

    Dennis Banks, Russell Means, John Trudell and Crow Dog were men bound by a common outrage and passion to rekindle the dignity and life paths of Native Americans in the twentieth century It is almost impossible to consider these men separately, because the impact they made on white and Indian consciousness was collective However, after reading this book, and other autobiographies by AIM leaders, I felt lucky to be able to listen to the life histories each of these men including Crow Dog s wife Dennis Banks, Russell Means, John Trudell and Crow Dog were ...


  2. says:

    An excellent look at the American Indian Movement from the perspective of Dennis Banks The book read like a story being told around a camp fire at times, which was a nice change from the typical historical book I read Banks definitely drives home what it means to be an Indian in the modern era, the struggles they face on reservations and from government oppression and racism I had only sparse knowledge about AIM before reading this book and not ...


  3. says:

    A good history lesson.


  4. says:

    I ve made the point in recent weeks that there is always a concerted effort by those in power to tarnish and defame groups who attempt to challenge their power The oppressor, often with the complicity of those satisfied with the status quo or who simply fear change rewrite the narratives of these various struggles for equality and dignity or they sanitize their stories if not outright excise them from the history books We ve seen that tactic used with the Civil Rights movement, the Chicano I ve made the point in recent weeks that there is always a concerted effort by those in power to tarnish and defame groups who attempt to challenge their power The oppressor, often with the complicity of those satisfied with the status quo or who simply fear change rewrite the narratives of these various struggles for equality and dignity or they sanitize their stories if not outright excise them from the history books We ve seen that tactic used with the Civil Rights movement, the Chicano rights movement, the United Farmworkers, the Suffragettes, and the LGBTQ movement It also happened with the American Indian Movement AIM and it s happening with BlackLivesMatter.Because of this, I felt the need to revisit what I remebered of AIM and their siege of the historic site of Wounded Knee, starting with Oj...


  5. says:

    I found the narrator to be unreliable He often contradicted himself, and he glossed over information that presented himself in a negative light He would spend a chapter ordetailing a relationship or occurrence that he claimed had a great meaning and impact in his personality development like his Japanese family, or his relationship with Kamook , and then gloss over MAJOR aspects that are very important signifiers of his characters with a few throwaway sentences assuring the reader that I found the narrator to be unreliable He often contradicted himself, and he glossed over information that presented himself in a negative light He would spend a chapter ordetailing a relationship or occurrence that he claimed had a great meaning and impact in his personality development like his Japanese family, or his relationship with Kamook , and then gloss over MAJOR aspects that are very important signifiers of his characters with a few throwaway sentences assuring the...


  6. says:

    This is an amazing biography and story one of the best that I ve read Not only is the tale told exceptional in and of itself, but it is beautifully told The experience is enhanced by the various forms of documentation direct quotes and pictures.You feel for the cause of the American Indian Movement...


  7. says:

    Where has the righteous anger of my youth gone I wish I could hold to my heart the same mirror Dennis Banks has done in the memoir Completely honest No, since no one can be truly honest reflecting on the events of our lives I too have become an elde...


  8. says:

    Essential reading for anyone interested in 20th century American history or politics.


  9. says:

    Check out the documentaries Reel Injun and John Turdell in addition to reading this one.


  10. says:

    This was a really good read and kept me turning the pages It was great reading about the AIM and its founder.