December 27, 2013

Carter Camp dies

1973 Wounded Knee Warrior Carter Camp has Walked On

By Levi RickertAmerican Indian Movement warrior and Wounded Knee ’73 veteran Carter Camp walked on Friday, December 27, 2013 in White Eagle, Oklahoma on the Ponca Indian tribal land. He was 72.

Carter, a tribal citizen of the Ponca Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma, died of complications of cancer which he suffered from for about a year, according to his brother, Dwain, who spoke with the Native News Online on Friday night.

Camp was thirty-two years-old and a major participate during the siege of Wounded Knee in 1973.

Prior to the 1973 Wounded Knee, Camp headed the Oklahoma AIM chapter. He participated in the takeover of the Bureau of Indian Affairs building in Washington, DC in November 1972.
In Memory Carter Camp, Ponca

Below:  "Carter Camp on right with Russell Means and Nicole Panter at Wounded Knee in 1993." (Nicole Panter)

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