American Indian Movement (AIM)
Resources for information related to AIM's contributions to civil rights struggles, historically, and their continued presence
This Britannica article will give you a basic overview of the history, significance, and other facts related to civil rights organization referred to as the American Indian Movement.
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The Minnesota Digital Newspaper Hub holds the world's largest collection of Minnesota newspapers--the papers that most often reported on AIM activities from its founding in 1968 through the 1970s.
Government records related to hearing regarding Senate hearings on the activities of AIM:
Revolutionary Activities Within the United States: The American Indian Movement, United States Congress, Senate Subcommittee to Investigate the Administration of the Internal Security Act & Other Internal Security Laws. Washington, D.C.: GPO, 1976.
Call number: E 93.U52 U47
A Good Day to Die, by David Mueller and Lynn Salt.
New York, NY : Distributed by Kino Lorber, Inc., c2011. call number: DVD 72. Biography of the life of AIM co-founder, Dennis Banks.
The Trial of Leonard Peltier, by Paul Burtness. University Community Video. Call number: Videotape 25. Records of the 197 trial of Leonard Peltier, imprisoned for the murder of two FBI agents.
American Indian Movement. Digital History Project. University of Georgia. https://digilab.libs.uga.edu/
Blood of the Land: The Government and Corporate War Against the American Indian Movement, by Rex Weyler. New York: Everest House, 1982. Call number: E93 .W64
Ghost Dancing the Law: The Wounded Knee Trials, by John William Sayer. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1997. Call number: KF 224.B27 S39 1997
In the Spirit of Crazy Horse, by Peter Matthiessen. New York: Viking Press, 1983. Call number: E 93 .M46 1983
Prison Writings: My Life is My Sun Dance, by Leonard Peltier. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. Call number: E 99.O3 P45 1999
Where White Men Fear to Tread: The Autobiography of Russell Means, by Russell Means with Marvin J. Wolf. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1995. Call number: E 99.O3 M386 1995