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1941 Clyde is pictured with his sisters (from left to right ) Gwen, Avonelle, and Judith Bellecourt outside their home on the White Earth Chippewa Reservation.

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1 1941 Clyde is pictured with his sisters (from left to right ) Gwen, Avonelle, and Judith Bellecourt outside their home on the White Earth Chippewa Reservation (White Earth, MN)

2 1941 Clyde with his sister, Carol

3 year-old Clyde at play with his brother, Vernon, sister Yvonne, and Avonelle (kneeling ).

4 1959 Clyde as the next "Lightweight Champion of the World" (wanna-be). Phillis Wheatley Settlement House (north Minneapolis)

5 Winning by decision: Clyde vs. Terry Collins, Upper Midwest.Golden Glove Champion.

6 1963 Peggy Bellecourt and godmother Colleen Parkhurst pictured with Clyde holding his daughter Susan Bellecourt shortly after baptismal at St. Stephens Catholic Church (Minneapolis, MN).

7 1967 Clyde and his wife, Peggy celebrating Christmas.

8 1969 Buffy St. Marie and Clyde (with glasses) at A.I.M.'s first Pow Wow (St. Stephens Catholic Church).

9 1972 Clyde and his son, Crow

10 1973 Clyde is pictured with Richie Havens, a frequent performer at concert fundraisers for the A.I.M. movement during Wounded Knee and the years that followed.

11 1973 Clyde holds his son, Crow.

12 1974 Speaking at memorial services for the late Dr. Martin Luther King on the anniversary of his death. He was invited to speak by Caretta Scott King. (Ebenega Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA)

13 1975 Clyde speaking on "Indians of America" A.I.M at a Catholic school in Belfast, Ireland. This school was modeled after Heart of the Earth

14 1977 Clyde's photo from the school year, when he served as Board Chair for Heart of the Earth.

15 1977 Clyde leading a delegation of 256 Indian Nations into the United Nations Commission Hearing on the indigenous peoples of the western hemisphere. A.I.M. organized the International Indian Treaty Conference and was granted Non-Governmental Organizational status by the United Nations.

16 1979 Clyde Howard Bellecourt, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Heart of the Earth

17 1979 Clyde was quoted as saying: "I've been able to strengthen my commitment of it's a commitment for life".

18 1979 Clyde attending to school issues as he meets with the board.

19 1979 Peggy and son, Little Wolf attend a board meeting.

20 1983 Clyde continues his dedication to Heart of the Earth.

21 Clyde and Peggy celebrated their 45th anniversary in August of 2004.

22 Clyde Bellecourt holding granddaughter Kristina, pictured with his son, Crow Bellecourt

23 1987 A serious look from a man determined to improve the lives of Native Americans.

24 Clyde joined spiritual elders in blessing children at the annual "Prayer Vigil for Mother Earth" held on the mall of the Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)

25 2004 Clyde pictured with the graduating class of Heart of the Earth Center for American Indian Studies.


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