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Crime History: American Indian activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash found fatally shot on reservation

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On this day, Feb. 24, in 1976, the body of American Indian Movement, or AIM , activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash was found during an unseasonably warm February on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. AIM , founded in the late 1960s to protest the U.S. government's treatment of Indians, had been under constant investigation by the FBI. AIM members suspected Aquash of...