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  • 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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  • 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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