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Statement from Leonard Peltier: 39 years in prison

Greetings my Relatives, Friends and Supporters

As I have said so many times in the past I am deeply and truly honored that you remember me on this day and I am honored to have my words read to you today.  I think this commemoration day should be about the lives of all our people who in some way lived and died for us.

By the time of the Oglala shoot-out there had already been some 60 something of our Native people killed.  These people are the ones we are commemorating here today.  I always especially remember Joe Stunz,  who was a mentor to some of the younger boys in the community. Read the rest of this entry

Leonard Peltier Defense Committee: “Federal Prison is Denying Peltier Medication”

Leonard Peltier, Native American Prisoner of War  in the USA, currently held in a Florida prison.

Leonard Peltier, Native American Prisoner of War in the USA, currently held in a Florida prison.

by Levi Rickert, Native News Online, March 14, 2014

COLEMAN, FLORIDA – Leonard Peltier, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, is being denied medication by prison officials while he is incarcerated at the U.S. Penitentiary in Coleman, Florida. Read the rest of this entry