DENNIS BANKS

American Indian Movement Seizes Mayflower II

November 26, 1970

Members of the American Indian Movement (AIM), including Russell Means (Oglala Lakota) and Dennis Banks (Ojibwa), seize control of the Mayflower II in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Dennis Banks and His Last Walk

We would like to express our condolences to the Banks family at the last walk of Dennis Banks. One of the original founders of the American Indian Movement, Dennis Banks worked tirelessly to elevate the status of Natives in America.

History

About Cleveland AIM

Cleveland American Indian Movement was founded in 1970 by Russell Means, a Lakota Sioux activist born on Pine Ridge Reservation, and Dennis Banks, an Objiwa activist and one of the original founders of the American Indian Movement.

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