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Carter Camp, Indian activist, dies at 72

January 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Kristi Eaton

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Carter Camp, a longtime activist with the American Indian Movement who was a leader in the Wounded Knee occupation in South Dakota, has died in Oklahoma. He was 72.

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Reflection as Wounded Knee occupation 40th anniversary approaches

February 26, 2013 in The Daily Republic

“It just caused a complete awareness all over the world about Indian people and the struggle they’d been going through here in our own country,” said Clyde Bellecourt, who helped found the AIM movement in the late 1960s. Continue Reading

SD court upholds Graham conviction in 1975 AIM Aquash slaying

May 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) The South Dakota Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a Canadian man’s murder conviction and life sentence in the 1975 slaying of a fellow American Indian Movement activist, ruling that the state had jurisdiction to prosecute him. Continue Reading

Russell Means grows angry when asked about missing man

April 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Aside from brief confrontations between federal officials and American Indian Movement leaders, a two-day conference that brought together all sides of the 1973 Wounded Knee occupation went fairly smoothly.

Until the final session.
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AIM activist Means to speak about Wounded Knee

March 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Former American Indian Movement activist Russell Means, who led the 1973 armed uprising at Wounded Knee, will speak at a conference recognizing the upcoming 40th anniversary of the takeover, event organizers announced Monday. Continue Reading

AIM member Theda Clarke suspected, not charged in killing dies

October 11, 2011 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) A woman suspected of being involved but never charged in the 1975 killing of a fellow American Indian Movement activist in South Dakota has died in a western Nebraska nursing home, a funeral home said Tuesday.

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GIAGO: Through it all, Russell Means has been leader and enigma

October 10, 2011 in The Daily Republic

As I look back on my life from the pinnacle of the seventh decade, my reflections turn to the life of Russell Means. He is suffering from incurable cancer.
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Arlo Looking Cloud’s sentence reduced in 1975 AIM slaying of Anna Mae Pictou Aquash

September 26, 2011 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) A Denver man convicted of first-degree murder for his role in the 1975 shooting death of an American Indian Movement activist has had his federal prison sentence reduced from life to 20 years, federal court documents show. Continue Reading

Man testifies at SD trial he saw AIM activist shot

December 7, 2010 in West Central Tribune

A man who is serving a life sentence for his role in the 1975 death of an American Indian Movement activist testified Monday that he stood nearby and watched another man shoot her. Continue Reading

Witness: Slain AIM activist feared for her life

December 3, 2010 in West Central Tribune

Before she died, an American Indian Movement activist said she was afraid she’d be killed because others in the group suspected she was an informant, a witness testified Thursday during the trial of a man accused of shooting her 35 years ago. Continue Reading