In this episode, originally broadcast on Sunday, April 13, I play several different pieces of audio pertaining to American Indian activist and longtime political prisoner Leonard Peltier, who has been wrongfully imprisoned for over 38 years. 79 more words
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The man who made offers others couldn’t refuse once refused the movie industry’s heftiest honor.
On March 5, 1973, Marlon Brando declined the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as Vito Corleone in “The Godfather” — for a most unexpected reason.
WOUNDED KNEE – To the sounds of prayers, drumbeats and gunfire, Native Americans paid homage Thursday to the 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee.
Converging from the four compass points, hundreds of marchers celebrated the 41st anniversary of the start of the 71-day occupation led by the American Indian Movement, or AIM. 469 more words
The following is an overview of indictments regarding the death of Anna Mae Pictou Aquash (Mi’kmaq – 1945-1976), by Antoinette Nora Claypoole. This article is a little dated, coming from December 2004 – thus being before the actual trials of John Graham and Richard Marshall – but it is informative nonetheless.