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The thunder before the storm : the autobiography of Clyde Bellecourt / as told to Jon Lurie

Catalog Data

Author:
Bellecourt, Clyde H (Clyde Howard) 1936-  Search this
Lurie, Jon 1967-  Search this
Subject:
Bellecourt, Clyde H (Clyde Howard) 1936-  Search this
American Indian Movement  Search this
Physical description:
336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Personal narratives
History
Place:
United States
Wounded Knee (S.D.)
Date:
2016
1934-
Indian occupation, 1973
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
The damn truth -- My mother's limp -- The drum within the walls -- Confrontation politics -- Peggy Sue -- The Indian in white America -- Occupations -- Spiritual rebirth -- The damn hard work -- The trail of broken treaties -- Cedar Pass -- Fools Crow -- Wounded Knee -- Speaking to the world -- The thunder before the storm -- AIM for sovereignty -- America on trial -- The damn hard work II -- Almost ruined me -- The longest walk -- Hardest thing I ever had to do -- Splintered arrow -- The coffee conspiracy -- No honor in racism -- Neegonnwayweedun
Summary:
"He iconic activist and cofounder of the American Indian Movement (AIM) presents a no-holds-barred memoir in which he tells the unvarnished truth about the AIM as he lived it, revealing what motivated him to confront injustice and help others gain a sense of pride by knowing their culture,"--NoveList.
Topic:
Human rights workers  Search this
Government relations  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1066779