Update: AIM’s Dennis Banks Doing Well after Open Heart Surgery

AIM co-founder Dennis Banks

Published October 19, 2017

LEECH LAKE INDIAN RESERVATION – Dennis Banks, co-founder of the American Indian Movement, successfully underwent open heart surgery at an undisclosed medical facility on Wednesday. After falling ill last month, the 80-year-old, was advised recently he needed to have open heart surgery.

His family issued this statement late Wednesday on his condition:

“Dad is out of surgery! He did great! Thank you all for your prayers. They are working!

The next 24 hours are crucial to him having a strong recovery, so please keep the prayers coming.”

Humbly Yours,

Tashina and Minoh Banks

 

 

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