Sunday, April 19, 2009

123. Skyhorse and Mohawk (more)

This weekend, I uncovered some additional details regarding the Fountain of the World in regard to the American Indian Movement's use of its property in the early 1970s.

In Peter Matthiessen's book, In the Spirit of Crazy Horse, the Fountain is (laughably) described as having been used an "AIM rest camp in a secluded corner of Box Canyon...notorious as the site of the dynamite murder of a swami and his flock in the late 1950s." (p. 112)

Interesting piece of trivia: during the American Indian Movement's tenure at the Fountain, their name for the place was "AIM Camp 13." (See

Just more secondary source references regarding the Fountain...

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