Where White Men Fear to Tread by Russell Means
The Autobiography of Russell Means

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The provocative autobiography of the Native American activist, leader of the takeover of Wounded Knee in 1973, recounts his struggle for Indian self-determination, his periods in prison, and his spiritual awakening. National ad/promo. Tour.
 

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Russell Means, an Oglala Lakotah, was descended from Feather Necklace, one of the signers of the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868. Russell was the first National Director of the American Indian Movement. He spent his life working for the people as an activist, actor, writer, artist and musician. He starred in "Last Of The Mohicans" and wrote a best-selling autobiography, "Where White Men Fear To Tread." Bayard Johnson is the author of the novel "Damned Right," published by the Fiction Collective. He has written several movies and is frontman for the band "Mother Nature's Army." Bayard and Russell were co-writers for 20 years. Among their collaborations are the screenplay "Wounded Knee 1973" and the 1996 album, "The Radical. Nguyen Cao Ky lives in southern California. Marvin J. Wolf is the author or coauthor of nine nonfiction books, including "Where White Men Fear to Tread, "the national bestselling memoir in collaboration with Native American activist Russell Means. He lives in Los Angeles, California.
 
Published October 1, 1995 by St Martins Pr. 573 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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All in all, Means comes across as honesteven if at times he seems to take more credit than he deserves for various actions he was involved in (others in the drama, especially Indian leaders, will almost undoubtedly take Means to task on his characterizations of them).

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