Apr
4
  • Alumnus Advances Russell Means’ Work through Art Exhibit on EIU Campus

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    Russell Means and Gordon Grado met under challenging circumstances. Means, perhaps best known as a political activist and early leader of the American Indian Movement, could barely talk because of a cancerous tumor pressing against his throat. He and his wife, Pearl, met Grado, a world renowned oncologist based in Scottsdale, Ariz., during Means’ initial consultation. “When we walked in, Gordon sat on the edge of his chair, looked straight into Russell’s eyes and told him what an honor it […]

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Mar
29
Mar
27
  • The Artwork of Russell Means – April 13 – 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

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    EIU President Bill Perry invites you to a special exhibition and wine and cheese reception in appreciation of The Artwork of Russell Means. Monday, April 13 – 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Marvin Foyer of the Mary J. Booth Library EIU Anthropology Professor Don Holly will speak about Mr. Means and the context and importance of his artwork. Please RSVP by April 6 to Tonya Green at 217-581-5180 or by email to tlgreen@eiu.edu. About Russell Means (1939-2012) An American Oglala […]

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Mar
27
Feb
1
  • Native American community sees Māori as beacon in language revitalisation

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    Native American leader, Pearl Means, says her people see Māori as a beacon in language revitalisation. In an effort to save their own dying language they are modelling their future total immersions schools from Māori. The native tongue of Pearl Means and her Native American people is on the verge of extinction because of colonisation. View the Video

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Jan
23
  • Health and Wellness Wananga – 29th to 30th January 2015

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    PATRON OF WANANGA “DAME TARIANA TURIA “ WILL BE ATTENDING Each Speaker will talk about their journey and how it weaves into their work, Whanau, Hapu, Iwi. Also what does success look like for Maori in the future? Who decides? What are the strategies and actions to enact these aspirations? The aim of this intimate gathering is to bring together whanau to engage in discussion and debate as part of the two day gathering to be hosted by hikoi4life whanau. […]

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Dec
5
  • Why You’re Important in the Mosaic of Life – Update

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    Wednesday, Nov 26 The beauty and power of the indigenous world view will be shared along with perspectives on how everything is interrelated and interconnected; and empowerment — sharing some of Russell Means’ passion and work. Pearl Daniel-Means walked at the side of American Indian activist, artist, author, and actor Russell Means as his wife, business manager, and collaborator. From activism to the arts; from indigenous policies to Hollywood, she accompanied, organized, and managed the affairs of the most influential […]

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Nov
15
  • Why You’re Important in the Mosaic of Life

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    Pearl Means, Chair, T.R.E.A.T.Y. Education Endowment Wednesday, Nov 26 12:30pm – 1:30pm Burnaby Campus, SW1, 1521 The beauty and power of the indigenous world view will be shared along with perspectives on how everything is interrelated and interconnected; and empowerment — sharing some of Russell Means’ passion and work. Pearl Daniel-Means walked at the side of American Indian activist, artist, author, and actor Russell Means as his wife, business manager, and collaborator. From activism to the arts; from indigenous policies […]

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Oct
24
  • Upcoming Speaking Engagement

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    November 26, 2014 – Pearl Means’ upcoming speaking engagement at British Columbia Institute of Technology – contact JoAnn (604) 451-6901 for more information.

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Sep
16
  • Women and the New Paradigm – Nashville, TN – September 20, 2014

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    Pearl Means speaks at Star Knowledge Conference – Nashville, TN – September 20, 2014 Pearl walked at the side of American Indian Activist, Artist, Author and Actor Russell Means as his wife, business manager and collaborator. From Activism to the Arts, from Indigenous policies to Hollywood she accompanied, organized and managed the affairs of the most influential American Indian of our time. Lecture: “Women and the New Paradigm” When I am asked to publicly speak, I ask my ancestors and […]

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