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Sat Jun 16 2012 (Updated 06/17/12)Supporters to Honor Leonard Peltier as He Enters 37th Year in Prison
Sat Jun 16 2012 (Updated 06/17/12)Singing, Drumming, and Honoring Ohlone Land in San Jose for Leonard Peltier
As he begins his 37th year of wrongful imprisonment, Native American leader and activist Leonard Peltier will be honored on Tuesday, June 26th with singing and drumming on Ohlone land at Theodore Lenzen Park in San Jose. Community members will discuss what can be done to secure Peltier's release from prison.
Drumming and singing will be provided by Wicapiluta (Luta) Candelaria, with other Black Berets, and will be followed by updates about Peltier, calls to action, a potluck, and then a screening of "Warrior: The Life of Leonard Peltier," a film by Suzie Baer.
The event is sponsored by the Leonard Peltier Defense Offense Committee (LPDOC) chapter of Silicon Valley and endorsed by the Black Berets por la Justicia (San Jose, CA).
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See Also: Incident at Oglala (1992) || Solidarity Statement for Mumia from Leonard Peltier || Sep. 2008 Update || Attack on Leonard Peltier Protested at SF Federal Building || July 2009 Update || Artwork by Leonard Peltier || Radio Interview With Susan Morales || Audio from 2011 Rally in Tacoma, WA