Sunday, October 14, 2007
Good-bye Vernon Bellecourt
Wabun Inini (Vernon Bellecourt) was one of the most influential Native Americans in the fight to end the racist use of Native American imagery in sports. He was also one of the original organizers of the American Indian Movement (AIM). Yesterday, he died of pneumonia. He was seventy-five years old. He has earned a place in American history.