Russell Means as Dodds
Russell was born an Oglala Lakota Indian on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. He was the first national director of the American Indian Movement (AIM) and is described as the most famous American Indian since Sitting Bull through civil rights actions greater in scope than those of Malcolm X or the Black Panthers. All that is today spoken about from that era is Marlon Brando turning down the Oscar for the Godfather in solidarity with the Wounded Knee occupation that Russell instigated and was taking place at the time on Pine Ridge (the US government fired 130,000 bullets in on a small community there over 71 days).
rest of the seventies Means spent much of his time in court fighting the US governments attempts to incarcerate him for his role as
a civil rights activist and he survived numerous attempts on his life. Russellís other achievements include being Larry Flyntís running