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Who Really is Marty Firerider?
A Fraud, a Wannabe Indian or just a real Indian>

Can You Handle the Truth?

After attacks of personal destructions and vicious character assassination that were directed at Marty Firerider as a wannabe Indian and an AIM infiltrator, let us set the record straight.

Marty Firerider’s real name is Marty Hiles. He is a half-breed Northern Ontario Ojibwe and Slovak European. Proof of ancestry submitted to the Vernon Bellecourt of the AIM Grand Governing Council and Billy Warsoldier, AIM Chairman of the Riverside Chapter.

The name Firerider came from Marty and the ex AIM San Diego leader Joseph Red Bear who wanted a radio name to use instead of his real name for privacy reasons. They both were radio host for the American Indian Movement Today radio show.

Understand the personal attacks were publicly broadcasted by Joseph Red Bear and his non Indian girlfriend Kathryn whose ego could not accept that Marty was organizing Riverside and they had no control of it. Sadly, their mean spirited attacks not only came back to hurt them, but it hurt AIM and gave ammunition to AIM’s enemies. Quality leadership is about setting a “positive” example, not vengefully attacking others for personal gain.

This has resulted in almost all of the AIM San Diego Chapter members ostracizing the President. Under his family leadership, the chapter never had free and open elections. Him and his family were a self-appointed family oligarchy.

The Chapter is now doing fine and will soon have new elections. AIM is strong and growing.

We wish Joseph and his family well and pray that they see the errors of their ways.

Marty Hiles has dropped the Firerider name since quitting the radio show.

Marty Hiles, was a national leader in the Vietnam veterans movement for over two decades working for an advocacy think tank. He was a lobbyist working at the seat of government in Washington, D.C. He worked as a advocate and activist for Veterans issues, especially economic development and small business issues for Vietnam veterans. He has written legislation, Lobbied the halls of Congress and the White House. He has personally worked as a political consultant to numerous House, Senate and one presidential candidate. Was appointed CEO of the American Veterans Chamber of Commerce in 1996 representing over 25% of all small business in America.

After helping San Diego AIM chapter to grow into an effective non profit corporation, Marty moved on to help establish the AIM Riverside Chapter. Marty now works with the Riverside AIM chapter and looks forward to organizing more AIM chapters. Thus contributing to AIM’s steady growth and political strategy as an effective national organization representing Indian affairs on all levels of government. “It is time to take the fight to the government by using new weapons, our pen are our weapons and our words are our bullets.”

If anyone has any questions regarding Marty’s positive work for Indian civil rights, his work and affiliation with AIM or any other issues, feel free to contact him. (The Truth Will Set You Free)


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