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Russell Means helps open GOP office at Pine Ridge

American Indian Movement activist Russell Means helped the Republican Party open an office on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

Means was on the outs with the GOP and U.S. Senate candidate John Thune. He had criticized the Republicans for not doing enough in Indian Country.

But the two camps appear to have resolved their differences. Thune attended the opening of the GOP office on Wednesday along with Bruce Whalen, an Oglala Sioux tribal member who is chairman of the Shannon County Republican Party.

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Means, Thune not on the outs (The Rapid City Journal 10/9)

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