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Oglala Lakota Nation resolution established February 27th as a National Day of Liberation.July 16-19, 1998 - 25th Annual Lac Courte Oreilles Honor the Earth Homecoming Celebrationto celebrate and honor the people of Lac Courte Oreilles and the American Indian Movement who participated in the July 31, 1971 takeover of the Winter Dam and the Birth of Honor the Earth.August 2-11, 1998 - 30th Anniversary of the American Indian Movement Grand Governing Council; Sacred Pipestone Quarries in Pipestone, Minnesota. Welcoming Feast and Celebration/Conference commemorating AIM's 30th Anniversary. February, 1999- Three activists working with a group of UÕwa Indians in Colombia kidnapped by rebels. Ingrid Washinawatok, 41 (Menominee), a humanitarian, Terence Freitas, 24, an environmental scientist from Santa Cruz, California, and LaheÕenaÕe Gay, 39 of Hawaii were seized near the village of Royota, in Arauca province in northeastern Colombia on Thursday,February 25th while preparing to leave the territory of the UÕwa after a two week on-site visit. Ingrid, Lahe and Terence were kidnapped on February 25th by armed gunmen in Uw'a Indian Territory of northeastern Columbia. On March 5th, their brutalized and bullet-riddled bodies were discovered across the border in Venezuela. July, 2000- AIM 32nd Anniversary Conference on the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Nation Reservation in northern Wisconsin October, 2000– Commission to seek justice for Ingrid Washinawatok and companions established.
March 2001– Representatives of the American Indian Movement Grand Governing Council attend the Zapatista Army of National Liberation March for Peace, Justice and Dignity, Zocolo Plaza, Mexico City. July 2001– 11th Annual Youth & Elders International Cultural Gathering and Sundance, Pipestone, Minnesota August 2001– Civil lawsuit for false arrest brought by five anti-wahoo demonstrators against the city of Cleveland November 2001– The American Indian Forum on Racism in Sports and Media, Black Bear Crossing, St. Paul, Minnesota August 2002– 12th Annual International Youth & Elders Cultural Gathering and Sundance, Pipestone, Minnesota May 2003- Quarterly Meeting of the AIM National Board of Directors, Thunderbird House,Winnipeg, Manitoba August 2003– 13th Annual International Youth & Elders Cultural Gathering and Sundance, Pipestone, Minnesota August 2004- 14th Annual International Youth & Elders Cultural Gathering and Sundance, Honor Your Grandparents: Wisdom Keeper of Tomorrow, Pipestone, Minnesota May 2005– First Annual Clyde H. Bellecourt Endowment Scholarship Fundand Awards Banquet, Minneapolis Convention Center July 2005– 15th Annual International Youth & Elders Cultural Gathering and Sundance, International Prayer Vigil for the Earth, Pipestone, Minnesota May 2006– Second Annual Clyde H. Bellecourt Endowment Scholarship Fund and Awards Banquet, Minneapolis Convention Center July 2006- 16th Annual International Youth & Elders Cultural Gathering and Sundance, Pipestone, Minnesota
-Occupation of AlcatrazWeek 10California: From November 20, 1969, to June 11, 1971, Native Americans took over and held Alcatraz Island as Indian Land. The Occupation of Alcatraz Island" was led by the Native American group, Indians of All