Originally posted on Rezinate's Blog:
According to geneaology documents contained within the archives of the Oglala Lakota College Russell Means is not Lakota by any contrivance he may choose to employ.
In point of fact as referenced in the previous blog by a commenter he is White, Crow, and Nakota -so the question arises what purpose has this role playing and theatrical venture served? What has been the intent?
Even more to the point how can a non Lakota claim to speak for them, attempt to establish what amounts to little more than a faux republic, as in the Republic of Lakota, and announce that he as the “chief facilitator” is abrogating existing treaties ?
I’m a little surprised when he was not able to seek tribal office among the Dine that he didn’t lay claim to have Dine ancestry, but even so if he had of his assault upon his then one armed eighty…
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