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We Are Still Here: A Photographic History of the American Indian Movement

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The American Indian Movement, founded in 1968 in Minneapolis, burst into that turbulent time with passion, anger, and radical acts of resistance. Spurred by the Civil Rights movement, Native people began to protest the decades—centuries—of corruption, racism, and abuse they had endured. They argued for political, social, and cultural change, and they got attention.

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Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 15th 2013 by Borealis Books
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C.E. G
Jul 17, 2016 C.E. G rated it really liked it
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Minneapolis is the birthplace of the American Indian Movement, and it's so crucial and eye-opening for those of us who are residents to learn some of the specifics and personal stories. I've walked the streets mentioned in this book, I've heard Clyde Bellecourt speak, and I've seen the organizations and art that arose from AIM's work, but the historical context adds crucial impact. Will be recommending this widely.
Sally
This well-done history of the American Indian Movement, which started in 1968 in Minneapolis, covers events through 1982, including the Trail of Broken Treaties, the Longest Walk, Wounded Knee occupation and subsequent trials, and the International Indigenous Treaty Council and its work with the UN. The narrative includes interviews with many of the principal AIM members involved with local, US and international indigenous movements, as well as many color photographs of the events described. The ...more
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Gorgeous book of photos of the American Indian movement, political and personal by turns. Highly recommend.
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Beautiful photographs and a great introduction to the subject.
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want to look at this for ideas on documenting a movement through photography.
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