Well-known American Indian activist Russell Means also spoke at the rally, stating Peltier was wrongly convicted at his trial, which was held in Fargo.
“This is not a nation of laws. This is a nation of outlaws,” Means said, referring to government officials he blames for Peltier’s imprisonment.
Russell Means expresses his gratitude for the relief supplies and propane donations that were sent to his People after the recent blizzard.
Three elders all found safe:
1. Sofia Romero, age 98
2. Emme Zimiga, age 96
3. Amanda Milk, age 80’s
An update on relief aid to Pine Ridge, and an overall status on the state of affairs in the area. Russell Means recommends the Red Cross rename itself to “White Cross”.
1. NEW Clothing can be sent to: (recent shipments of clothing included many mismatched gloves and boots, used pantyhose, etc. We recommend that new clothes be purchased at outlet and discount stores.) 2. Food Donations: Since diabetes is already and epidemic on the Reservation, we recommend that you send hi-protein food such as beans, brown [...]
INTERNATIONAL DISASTER DECLARATION firstname.lastname@example.org, 605-867-1025 RE: Oglala Sioux Pine Ridge Indian Reservation STATE OF EMERGENCY Governor Michael Rounds of South Dakota has declared the State a disaster area. However, Indian Reservations are NOT included in the declaration. I, Russell Means, due to the total absence of Tribal Government and its leadership, and as candidate for [...]