Ways and Means

Russell Means is an American Indian activist and a movie star who played the last Mohican in Last of the Mohicans. In late 2007, he seceded from the United States, to launch The Republic of Lakotah. But is Lakotah an actual sovereign nation, or just a state of mind? 

The Washington Post Magazine
Edited by David Rowell. Photo by Hector Emanuel. 

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