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Loud Hawk
The United States Versus the American Indian Movement
$21.95 Paperback

Gustavus Myers Award, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights in North America

Loud Hawk: The United States versus the American Indian Movement is the story of a criminal case that began with the arrest of six members of the American Indian Movement in Portland, Oregon, in 1975. The case did not end until 1988, after thirteen years of pretrial litigaion. It stands as the longest pretrial case in U.S. history.

This is a dramatic story of people and of government abuse of the legal system, of judicial courage and bone-chilling bigotry. It is an insider’s view of the legal process and of the conditions in Indian country that led up to and followed Wounded Knee.

About The Author

Kenneth S. Stern's Loud Hawk won the 1995 Gustavus Myers Award from the Gustavus Myers Center for the Stidy of Human Rights in North America. Kenneth S. Stern is also the author of A Force upon the Plain; The American Militia Movement and the Politics of Hate and Holocaust Denial.

Book Information
384 Pages
Paperback 978-0-8061-3439-0
Published April 2002