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PELTIER POLITICAL PRISONER? June 26, 1975

PELTIER: POLITICAL PRISONER? Peltier and the significance of

June 26, 1975, June 2, 2014 and June 13, 2014.

Leonard Peltier has repeatedly referred to himself as a “Political Prisoner.” 994 more words

Widow of American Indian activist Russell Means files wrongful-death suit

The widow of American Indian activist Russell Means has filed a lawsuit against New Mexico doctors who treated Means before his death in 2012.

Pearl Means’ lawsuit accuses the Santa Fe doctors of ignoring her late husband’s symptoms and allowing his condition to worsen. 215 more words

News

Idle No More: Keep The Redskins Name, Change The Logo

The news spread like wildfire when the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) canceled six federal Washington Redskins trademark registrations.  Those who seemed to be most vocal about this decision were offended by the decision, and talk radio phone lines lit up for days afterwards with disgruntled fans arguing that North American Indians and the USPTO had no right to tell anyone in America what they could do with their “property.” 1,345 more words

Education

Black Cherry Blues, by James Lee Burke *****

Wow. I can give this book a short review for someone considering reading it, and I want to go more in depth, because this man has a lot going on. 1,271 more words

Crime Fiction

Is Leonard Peltier a Dangerous Man?

A Lesson From Cultural Anthropology

An idea from Cultural Anthropology — that all human behaviour has a rationale or interior logic — was one of the most important things I learned in school. 1,583 more words

Justice

PELTIER COMMEMORATES MURDER; JUNE 26, 1975

Dear Supporters:

Excerpts from a “Distribute Widely” May 11th Press Release:

“The Oglala Commemoration is very happy to announce the 15th Annual Oglala Commemoration Event / 2nd Annual Leonard Peltier Day on June 26, 2014, Oglala, South Dakota. 1,897 more words

PELTIER COMMEMORATES MURDER; JUNE 26, 1975

Dear Supporters:

Excerpts from a “Distribute Widely” May 11th Press Release:

“The Oglala Commemoration is very happy to announce the 15th Annual Oglala Commemoration Event / 2nd Annual Leonard Peltier Day on June 26, 2014, Oglala, South Dakota. 1,897 more words