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Posted by Petra on July 15, 1999 at 13:03:19:

In Reply to: Re: Means & The Rez posted by Rich on July 14, 1999 at 04:31:51:

: Sounds like a GREAT trip! We've been to most all the places you mentioned and would have LOVED to have gone with you!

>>>> Yes, it really was great, I would have loved to stay longer!

: Anyway, both of them STRONGLY voiced opinions similar to what you have put forth above! Neither was a Russell Means fan. Both are very traditional & looked upon Russell with some disdain ...

>>>> Well, I'm nowhere close to understanding the issues and am not even trying to, although I watch, listen and read about all this with interest. I just like to keep in mind that views and opinions are diverse among practically any group of people, and that it's usually impossible to say "They think..., they want..., they do...." and that it's a big mistake to speak for anyone but oneself unless you've been asked to do so.

: By the way, his nephew, Jonathan, is listed in the credits of TNT's "Crazy Horse." He was one of Crazy Horse's core warriors. We got to meet Nathan Chases His Horse, as well, though he was just a teenager at the time. Both were fine young boys!

>>>> I remember some nice pictures that you once posted, one including your three oldest sons when they were little. By the way, aren't Nathan and his father (and a lady named Brooke - the mother?) also somewhat controversial due to some of their activities? I heard their names being mentioned in connection with a controversy over talking about spirituality to outsiders, some calling it selling out to newagers. Once again, many different views, I'm sure.


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