Freedom's Promise: Dennis Banks and Russell Means: Native American Activists, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • A. R. Carser
  • Published By: Core Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532175639
  • ISBN-13: 9781532175633
  • DDC: 973.0497
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released January 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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In the 1960s and 1970s, Dennis Banks and Russell Means helped lead the fight for Native civil rights. They organized protests and asked the US government to stop mistreating Native Americans. This book explores these activists’ lives and their legacies. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
A Letter from Duchess.
1: Occupying Wounded Knee.
2: Becoming Dennis Banks.
3: Becoming Russell Means.
4: The American Indian Movement.
5: After Wounded Knee.
Fast Facts.
Stop and Think.
Online Resources.
Learn More.
About the Authors.