Services set for AIM leader Dennis Banks in Minneapolis
November 1, 2017
Funeral services for Dennis Banks, leader and co-founder of the American Indian Movement, will begin at noon Wednesday with a wake and service at the American Indian Center in Minneapolis and an all-night visitation on Thursday in Leech Lake.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the American Indian Center, 1530 E. Franklin Av. Services also will be held in his home community of Leech Lake in northern Minnesota beginning at 2 p.m. Thursday and continuing with an all-night wake at the Battle Point Community Center. There will be another service at noon Friday at the center, 10051 Battle Point Trail NW., Federal Dam. A Celebration of Life service will be held there at 7 p.m. Friday. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the community center.