Posts Tagged ‘Camp Justice’

In Solidarity with Pine Ridge: DGR Great Plains Announces Action at White Clay

Friday, June 1st, 2012

DEEP GREEN RESISTANCE / April 30, 2012

March for Justice 2012:
Always in Memory of Wally Black Elk and Ron Hard Heart
Date: June 9th, 2012 at 12 pm
Location: Billy Mills Hall, Pine Ridge, SD
A Day of Action against White Clay, Neb.

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New details in decade-old Whiteclay killings

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Published  Monday, August 31, 2009
BY CARSON WALKER
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The FBI has released new details in hopes of stirring up leads in the decade-old slayings of two American Indian men from South Dakota whose bodies were found near the Nebraska border. (more…)

Whiteclay march is peaceful

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Published Thursday June 18, 2009
THE CHADRON RECORD

The annual March for Justice from Pine Ridge, S.D., to Whiteclay marked its 10th anniversary Saturday – 10 years since Wilson “Wally” Black Elk Jr. and Ron Hard Heart were found beaten to death just north of Whiteclay on the Pine Ridge Reservation. (more…)

Poor Bear still waiting for justice

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Published Tuesday June 2, 2009
BY HEIDI BELL GEASE
RAPID CITY JOURNAL

Ten years after his brother and cousin were found beaten to death on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Tom Poor Bear is once again preparing to march in their memory.

The annual March for Justice, set for June 13, is to remind people of Wilson “Wally” Black Elk Jr. and Ron Hard Heart, along with other Native Americans whose murders remain unsolved. (more…)

Camp Justice (Part III of “Alcohol: A tool of oppression against Native Americans”)

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2002

Published October 23, 2002
BY PAUL ARENTZ
HOCAK WORAK: Newsletter of the Ho-Chunk Nation

On July 4, 1999, some members of the Oglala Lakota Nation declared independence with the development of Camp Justice. Tom Poor Bear organized and set up the beginnings of the camp, and invited others to join him there. Tipis were erected, and the camp situated on both sides of the “border” between the Oglala Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, and the State of Nebraska. Just below Camp Justice, in a culvert a memorial stands for Ron Hard Heart and Wilson Black Elk Jr. At Camp Justice, flying next to a flag from the Swiss people, and the POW / MIA flag, flies an upside down American flag symbolizing distress. Tom Poor Bear stated that they would occupy the camp until those involved in the murders of Ron and Wilson are brought to justice. Camp Justice, also has taken on a symbol of the justice that all Native people seek in the endless atrocities against them. (more…)

American Indian tribe are marching on the prairies again

Wednesday, August 11th, 1999

Published August 11, 1999
BY ED VULLIAMY
DAWN/OBSERVER NEWS SERVICE

WHITECLAY (Nebraska, US):  It is the “Moon of the Drying Grass”, time of the Sun Dance, but the season is unquiet – the Oglala Sioux are marching on the prairies again.

This time the face of their legendary chief, Crazy Horse, looks out from a flag in the wind, carried through the heat by a man called Wolf wearing the black paramilitary beret of the American Indian Movement, back in action on the Pine Ridge reservation for the first time since the famous Wounded Knee occupation of 1973. (more…)

“We need to keep the booze out…”

Tuesday, July 6th, 1999

Published Tuesday July 6, 1999
BY JODI RAVE
LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR

PINE RIDGE, S.D. — Within about 24 hours of reopening, beer store owners
in Whiteclay, near the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, shut
their doors again Monday afternoon. (more…)