AIM’s Founding

From the Associated Press’ obituary of Russell Means: AIM was founded in the late 1960s to protest the U.S. government’s treatment of Native Americans and demand the government honor its treaties with Indian tribes. Means told the AP in 2011 that before AIM, there had been no advocate on a national or international scale for American Indians, and that Native Americans were ashamed of their heritage.

Indian Versus Native American

Apparently there was some terminology controversy on one of those Bravo shows that showcase rich white women bickering with each other: Tonight, on the reality TV series The Real Housewives of New York City, LuAnn de Lesseps will use the term “Indian.

Jeff Jacobs Apologizes for Believing in Don Quixote

Jeff Jacobs writing in the Courant about Don Quixote’s demise and apologizing for his small rule in it: Where I erred so badly in 2010 was underestimating how much major-league damage he could do in a minor-league market. He burned through money and goodwill like nobody’s business.

Don Quixote Out of Hartford Hockey. Again.

So much for all those plans for a new XL Center and Don Quixote triumphly returning the NHL to Hartford. The Hartford Courant reports the Rangers have taken back management of the Connecticut Whale from Baldwin’s Whalers Sports & Entertainment: Sources have told The Courant the team will play in Hartford next season, but the Rangers have told WSE officials they will not be involved in the day-to-day operation and marketing of the franchise.