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In an April 27, 2012 photo, Russell Means stands in front of "I La Lin Kte Lo," a painting by Oglala Lakota artist Gerald Cournoyer, in the Center for Western Studies at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D. Means, a former American Indian Movement activist who helped lead the 1973 uprising at Wounded Knee, reveled in stirring up attention and appeared in several Hollywood films, died early Monday at his ranch. He was 72. (AP Photo/Argus Leader, Jay Pickthorn)

Means' Hollywood career continued until his death

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — American Indian activist Russell Means kept busy with his Hollywood career even as he battled the cancer that finally took his life.

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Means died Monday in Porcupine, S.D.

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