Left to right: Carter Camp, Russell Means, Alex White Plume, Floyd Hand, Alfred Bone Shirt & Vic Camp
Richard Two Elk, a former AIM member, was not interviewed for the film partly because of his first-hand account of the Robinson shooting.
“I witnessed the incident when Robinson was shot in the leg and carried away after an argument with some of the leaders.
Carter Camp knows that Robinson died after bleeding to death and he has lied about even meeting him.”
Camp, an AIM leader who appears in the film, defends his actions as an instigator of several gun battles during the occupation. Two Elk laments that PBS now appears to be a part of the effort to cover up the Robinson murder in order to “glorify” AIM leaders. “AIM hijacked the legacy of Wounded Knee and exploited it for their own gain.
They cashed in and left their fellow Indians behind, homeless and destitute.
That should have been part of the story.
Now it appears that PBS has helped them/AIM get away with it.
Another fact not mentioned in the film is that most of the invaders were from outside the reservation.
They were not local people with local grievances.”
AIM could not have existed without funding and support from certain quarters of the government.
American Indian Mafia…