Dennis Banks (April 12, 1937 – October 29, 2017) was a Anishinaabe Native American activist, teacher, and author. He was a longtime leader of the American Indian Movement, which he co-founded in 1968.
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I woke up in the middle of the night and climbed out of the tent to make coffee. There was no sound save the wind and, in all that space, not one light, just a scant new moon that hung in the sky like a fine silk thread. The twentieth century had vanished. I raised my cup in a toast.