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*A Personal Note from Leonard Peltier*
I want to thank all of you who have shown your concern and answered
for help. This medical problem has been going on now for some time,
least a year or so. As you know, a diabetic coma is usually fatal.
feeling a whole lot better now, so thank you for helping me. You
contacting the BOP or Lewisburg officials.
Let’s get back to concentrating on other important things. Again,
In the Spirit of Crazy Horse.
Leonard will celebrate his 64th birthday on September 12. Please
to lift Leonard’s spirits by letting him know he is not forgotten.
birthday cards and letters to Leonard Peltier #89637-132, USP-
Penitentiary, PO Box 1000, Lewisburg, PA 17837-1000.
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If you’re planning an event to mark Leonard’s birthday, please let
as soon as possible. We’ll post your event announcement on our
calendar and help promote your event by other means. Please send all
pertinent information about your event to
We invite you to partner with us to formulate strategies, devise
ideas, and build public support. We strongly urge you to consider
establishing a branch of the LP-DOC in your area. Your participation
imperative to our survival and Leonard’s freedom.
Support groups affiliated with Leonard’s former defense committee
welcome to join us, too. You’re requested to formally register with
LP-DOC as soon as possible. As with all our branches, you’ll receive
packet of information to help you continue your great work on
For more information, see
http://www.whoisleonardpeltier.info/establish.htm and then contact
email@example.com. Please provide your name, mailing
address, telephone number and e-mail address. We’ll be happy to
what you need to get started.
San Francisco, CA: AIM for Freedom: A 40-Year Photography and Art
Retrospective Exhibit. Sponsored by AIM-West, an affiliate of the
Indian Movement. SomArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street
(between 8th &
9th Streets), in The Bay Gallery. For more information, contact
Gonzales at 415-577-1492 or Joyce Umamoto at 415-776-5833.
July 26-27 Oscoda, MI: Gagaguwon 10th Annual Pow Wow, hosted by the
Preservation of Native American Culture. This year the pow wow is in
of Susie Nahgahgwon. Drop by and visit with the Saginaw Bay Area
the LP-DOC. For information, contact Tom Higgins at 989-686-5096 or
e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
See more events at http://www.whoisleonardpeltier.info/calendar.htm.
In keeping with traditional Indigenous values, we believe that all
sacred and must therefore be respected. Leonard and the LP-DOC
rights of others with regard to their political views and the
those views. However, Leonard and the LP-DOC urge supporters to
behave responsibly. We have not and will never condone hate speech,
destruction of property, and/or threats of violence or acts of
any kind. Always remember these words to supporters: "You are
me and my bid for freedom. The public looks at you before they see
me or my
issue."-Leonard Peltier. While supporters are free to forward or
listserv announcements, please (for his protection) do not alter
personal statements in any way. To verify the accuracy of a
see posted on the Internet, visit http://www.whoisleonardpeltier.info,
the main menu on the left sidebar and click on "Peltier Statements"
in the News section.
Amnesty International considers Leonard Peltier a "political
should be "immediately and unconditionally released." Leonard
Peltier, now a
great-grandfather, is a citizen of the Anishinabe and Dakota/Lakota
and a tireless advocate for Indigenous Rights. A participant in the
Indian Movement, he went to assist the Oglala Lakota people on the
Ridge Indian Reservation in the mid-1970s where, on June 26, 1975, a
shoot out occurred. He was wrongfully convicted in the deaths of two
of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and has been illegally
since 1976. Federal prosecutors have twice admitted before the
Appeal that they don’t know who fired the fatal shots. The
has admitted that it isn’t known what role Leonard Peltier "may have
in the incident. Since his politically motivated prosecution and
proof of fabricated and suppressed evidence, as well as coerced
has been uncovered. The Courts of Appeal have repeatedly acknowledged
investigative and prosecutorial misconduct in this case, but have
take corrective action. A model prisoner, Leonard continues to
innocence and has consequently been denied fair consideration for
Join with numerous internationally recognized human rights
civil rights leaders, celebrities and other luminaries who have
the immediate release of Leonard Peltier. Visit
Time to set him free… Because it is the RIGHT thing to do.
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