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Blind Justice by Denise Pictou Maloney


Annie Mae Pictou Aquash (Mi'kmaq)
Naguset Eask - Sun Woman
March 27, 1945 - December 12, 1975


By Denise Pictou Maloney News From Indian Country
Before my mother was stolen from us she managed to teach me two of the most valuable lessons you can teach a human being, “speak the truth while standing your ground and don’t let anyone ever tell you they are better than you are, we are all equals.” I came into this world aware of the historical injustices our nations suffered at the hands of the colonizers and I am also fully aware of the injustices our women and children suffer in our own communities today.
 
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FBI won’t reopen Pine Ridge cases

By Kristi Eaton
Sioux Falls, South Dakota (AP) April 2012

The FBI won’t reopen decades-old investigations into the deaths of more than 50 people on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation unless new information emerges, an official with the bureau said.
 
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By Dirk Lammers
Vermillion, South Dakota (AP) March 2012
 
A Canadian man convicted in the 1975 killing of a fellow American Indian Movement activist says the government should not have been allowed to move his case from federal to state court after his extradition to the U.S.
 
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota (AP/ICC) October 2011

A Denver man convicted of first-degree murder for his role in the 1975 shooting death of an American Indian Movement activist has had his federal prison sentence reduced from life to 20 years, federal court documents show.
 
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Woman convicted in AIM slaying dies of lung cancer

Rapid City, South Dakota (AP) February 2010

A longtime advocate for Native Americans, Thelma Rios saw her good works overshadowed by her involvement in the 1975 slaying of another American Indian Movement activist.
 
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Man gets life in prison for 1975 AIM slaying

By Nomaan Merchant
Rapid City, South Dakota (AP) January 2011

    John Graham A man convicted in the 1975 slaying of an American Indian Movement activist will serve life in prison, a judge decided Jan. 24, closing a major chapter in an investigation that’s taken more than three decades.

Prosecutors aren’t saying if other chapters are to come.
 
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And then it rained....

By Skabewis (Paul DeMain)

  In 1975, Annie Mae Aquash predicted her own death. In final words to her friends, relatives, and visible and invisible enemies, she said that after she died, “remember me when it rains.”
 
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John Graham Murder Trial Compilation Dec. 3rd-13th, 2010 - 1.2 hr  - Annie Mae Pictou Aquash execution
 
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