Civil rights leader Dennis Banks, the militant co-founder of the American Indian Movement, dies at 80

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Banks, a Chippewa, led insurrections protesting the treatment of Indigenous peoples in the U.S., becoming by the mid-1970s one of the nation’s best-known Native Americans.