Casey Camp-Horinek

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Casey Camp-Horinek (Ponca – USA) Councilwoman and Hereditary Drumkeeper of the Womens’ Scalp Dance Society, of the Ponca Nation of Oklahoma is a longtime activists, environmentalist, actress, and published author.  First taking up the cause of Native and Human Rights in the early 70’s; in the last 15 years that she began her plea for Environmental Justice for her Ponca people as well as people around the globe. Calling it the “toxic tour”, Casey has identified, and diligently worked to remediate, and bring attention to the corridor of toxic environmental industry surrounding the historic lands of the Ponca people. Having started at home with her efforts, Casey has since become an internationally renowned Environmentalist, speaking on such prestigious stages as the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, marching on Washington DC with Moms for Clean Air, supporting the efforts of the Indigenous Environmental Network, and now serving as a Board Member of Movement Rights as well as on the International Advisory Committee of WECAN.  Casey was instrumental in the drafting, and adoption of the first ever International Indigenous Women’s Treaty protecting the Rights of Nature, a work of which she is most proud, and continues her support of grassroots environmental organizations and budding activists around the world.