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American Indian Movement (AIM): Images & Artifacts


Wounded Knee Legal Defense/Offense Committee Records.
Records documenting the history, internal operation, and legal practice of a committee established by lawyers, legal workers, and others dedicated to the defense of activists involved in the American Indian protest movement of the 1970s.  Many of the records relate to the occupation of Wounded Knee, South Dakota and the legal proceedings that followed.  The extensive collection includes a variety of photographs, negatives, and slides.  
MNHS call number: Digital Finding Aid

We Are Still Here: A Photographic History of the American Indian Movement, photographs by Dick Bancroft and text by Laura Waterman Wittstock.  
St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2013.
MNHS call number: Reading Room E98 .T77 B35 2013, also available for purchase

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Gale Family Library • Minnesota Historical Society • 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102-1906 • 651-259-3300
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