Presentation on theme: "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."— Presentation transcript:
11941Clyde is pictured with his sisters (from left to right ) Gwen, Avonelle, and Judith Bellecourtoutside their home on the White Earth Chippewa Reservation (White Earth, MN)
2Clyde with his sister, Carol 1941Clyde with his sister, Carol
319425-year-old Clyde at play with his brother, Vernon, sister Yvonne, and Avonelle (kneeling).
4Clyde as the next "Lightweight Champion of the World" (wanna-be). 1959Clyde as the next "Lightweight Champion of the World" (wanna-be).Phillis Wheatley Settlement House (north Minneapolis)
5Winning by decision: Clyde vs. Terry Collins, Upper Midwest.Golden Glove Champion.
61963Peggy Bellecourt and godmother Colleen Parkhurst pictured with Clydeholding his daughter Susan Bellecourt shortly after baptismalat St. Stephens Catholic Church (Minneapolis, MN).
7Clyde and his wife, Peggy celebrating Christmas. 1967Clyde and his wife, Peggy celebrating Christmas.
81969Buffy St. Marie and Clyde (with glasses) at A.I.M.'s first Pow Wow(St. Stephens Catholic Church).
101973 Clyde is pictured with Richie Havens, a frequent performer at concert fundraisers for the A.I.M. movementduring Wounded Knee and the years that followed.
11Clyde holds his son, Crow. 1973Clyde holds his son, Crow.
121974 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)
13This school was modeled after Heart of the Earth 1975Clyde speaking on "Indians of America" A.I.M at a Catholic school in Belfast, Ireland.This school was modeled after Heart of the Earth
14Clyde's photo from the 1977-78 school year, when he served as Board Chair for Heart of the Earth.
151977Clyde leading a delegation of 256 Indian Nations into the United Nations Commission Hearingon the indigenous peoples of the western hemisphere.A.I.M. organized the International Indian Treaty Conference andwas granted Non-Governmental Organizational status by the United Nations.
16Clyde Howard Bellecourt, 1979Clyde Howard Bellecourt,Chairman of the Board of Directors for Heart of the Earth
17Clyde was quoted as saying: 1979Clyde was quoted as saying:"I've been able to strengthen my commitment of it's a commitment for life".
18Clyde attending to school issues as he meets with the board. 1979Clyde attending to school issues as he meets with the board.
19Peggy and son, Little Wolf attend a board meeting. 1979Peggy and son, Little Wolf attend a board meeting.
20Clyde continues his dedication to Heart of the Earth. 1983Clyde continues his dedication to Heart of the Earth.
21Clyde and Peggy celebrated their 45th anniversary in August of 2004.
22Clyde Bellecourt holding granddaughter Kristina, pictured with his son, Crow Bellecourt
231987A serious look from a man determined to improve the lives of Native Americans.
24Clyde 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.)
25Clyde pictured with the graduating class of 2004Clyde pictured with the graduating class ofHeart of the Earth Center for American Indian Studies.