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On the American Indian Movement (AIM)

For this assignment, please provide some suggestions by choosing one of the following organizations, and how that organization is actively involved in engaging the culture. Possible groups include (but are not limited to):

Heritage Foundation
Patriot Academy
Leadership Institute
Liberty Counsel
Live Action
State specific organization such as the Texas Public Policy Foundation

I am personally interested in the American Indian Movement (AIM). Could you help in this area?

The goal is to explain and analyze what the organization is doing to impact the culture. You can focus on the strengths and accomplishments of the group, or you could focus on its weaknesses and suggest ways the group could be more effective. Cite information where necessary.

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The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are asking for help in reviewing the cultural work of an organization. You indicated that you wanted to review AIM and this solution helps you to do that. I suggest using this simple outline:
1. About the organization and its purpose - 100 words
2. There work in promoting culture & their focus - 150 words
3. Strengths and weaknesses - 150 words

This outline should yield 500 words that should cover what you need.

Organization Review: The American Indian Movement (AIM)

The American Indian Movement (AIM) is one of the leading advocacy groups in the U.S. and North America. Founded in 1968 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, it had its roots in the 50's when American Indian nations across the U.S. were experiencing widespread issues of police harassment and reported racism as a direct enforcement of the Indian Termination Policies first instituted in the 30's. In the early years, AIM's focus was to address issues on treaty, spirituality, sovereignty, leadership and spirituality. In Minneapolis, the issues faced by large communities of Native Americans (which was referred to by the locals as 'red ghettos') was made much worse by high unemployment, racial discrimination, police neglect and harassment, poverty, substandard housing, drug abuse and domestic violence. Thus, Aim's initial program was aimed at economic empowerment and independence for Native Americans as they feel that only through this will the problems faced by Native Americans ebb. Wittstock & Salinas (n.d.) explains that, "AIM has ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) of reviewing the cultural impact of an organization. Here, AIM (AMerican Indian Movement) is exemplified. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.