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Friday, July 1, 2011

Call to Action: Return Leonard Peltier to General Population!

On June 27, Leonard Peltier was removed from the general population at USP-Lewisburg and thrown in the hole. Little else is known at this time. Due to his age and health status, please join us in demanding his return to general population.

Make reference to Leonard Peltier #89637-132 and contact:

Thomas Kane, Acting Director
Federal Bureau of Prisons
E-Mail: info@bop.gov
Web Site: www.bop.gov
Phone: (202) 307-3198
Fax: (202) 514-6620
Address: 320 1st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20534

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 From the Album: Revolution

All Tracks Arranged, Produced and Written By Little Steven (aka Steve Van Zandt)

 

Lyrics: 

 

Leonard Peltier sleeps in a prison tonight

 

For 400 years he’s lived with justice washed white

 

His crime was tradition spoken with pride

 

 

 

And the evidence that put him there

 

Was deliberately falsified

 

And the government spends a lot of money

 

To keep the red man quiet

 

 

 

He should say what he wants to say

 

And it’s time we listened

 

He should pray where he wants to pray

 

Without asking permission

 

 

 

Leonard Peltier

 

Where is the justice for Leonard Peltier?

 

 

 

June ’75 Pine Ridge Reservation

 

Two FBI trespass Lakota Nation

 

Looking for trouble their army waiting outside

 

 

 

And trouble they brought some

 

They were pawns in the big game

 

For stolen minerals and tourists

 

They were sacrificed in profit’s name

 

 

 

And what would you do?

 

As you stare into the face of

 

The genocide of your people

 

Put yourself in the place of

 

 

 

Leonard Peltier

 

Where is the justice for Leonard Peltier?

 

 

 

Somebody ask the Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

Somebody ask the Bureau of Indian Affairs

 

Somebody ask the Bureau of Land Management

 

Somebody ask the Environmental Protection Agency

 

 

 

Ask them about Raymond Yellowthunder

 

Wesley Badheart Bull

 

Joe Killsright Stuntz

 

Tina Trudell

 

Annie May Aquash

 

Pedro Bissonnette

 

Delphine Eagledeer

 

Byron Deserta

 

Buddy Lamont

 

 

 

Leonard Peltier

 

Where is the justice for Leonard Peltier?

 

 

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TalkingFeather Radio

Leonard Peltier, Standing Strong for the People

by TalkingFeather Radio

Wed, May 25, 2011

Leonard Peltier has been standing strong for the people for many years.   Leonard has been in prison for over 30 years and in spite of that fate, he has managed to motivate, encourage and help people and organizations throughout the world.  His accomplishments as a humanitarian, activist, artist and writer are amazing.

Dorothy Ninham and Harvey Arden will be the guests. Dorothy Ninham who is one of the board of directors for the Leonard Peltier Defense-Offense Support Committee. Dorothy is a long time American Indian Activist. Harvey Arden is an author/editor of Wisdomkeepers: Meetings with Native American Spiritual

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN:  Leonard Peltier Standing Strong for the People 05/25 by TalkingFeather Radio | Blog Talk Radio.

Listen to internet radio with TalkingFeather Radio on Blog Talk Radio

 

Don Red Bear

Who is Leonard Peltier?

by Don Red Bear

Wed, May 25, 2011

Chief  Twodog  of  The  Western Lenape Nation  speaks about  Leonard Peltier.                                                                                                




                                                                                                                     
Listen to internet radio with Don Red Bear on Blog Talk Radio

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Vigil For Leonard Peltier’s Release

  • Time: Thursday, December 16, 2010 · 7:00am – 5:00pm 

  • Location: White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

  • A Call To Stand For Leonard Peltier

     

    Barack Obama will host the second White House Tribal Nations Conference on December 16, 2010. As part of his campaign, Obama promised to hold yearly meetings with tribes. His first summit took place November 5, 2009. All 565 federally recognized tribes are invited to send one representative to the conference.

    We need any and all supporters in D.C. to demonstrate our support of Leonard Peltier on Dec 16th. If it is like last year, we will stand across the street from the Department of the Interior Building from sunrise til 5 pm. It is vital to all our efforts that we have a strong attendance. We know this is short notice… but its the best we’ve got. We have to be there in large numbers-we can’t let them believe we have gone away. Anyone who thinks they can attend, please contact us.

    Barbara and Peter Clark

    LP DOC Chapter Coordinators

    Email: lpsupport@whoisleonardpeltier.info

    Web Site: http://www.whoisleonardpeltier.info/

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    New  Free  Leonard Peltier  CD

    Free Leonard Peltier - Conscious Hip Hop Album
    Free Leonard Peltier – A Conscious Hip Hop Album

    Hip Hop’s Contribution

    to the Freedom Campaign

    1. 1. A Piece for Peltier from a Panther Cub,  Chairman Fred Hampton Jr
      2. Right This Wrong,  Rakaa of Dilated Peoples & 2Mex
      3. Hold Your Head Up,  M1 of Dead Prez & DJ Child
      4. Political Prisoner,  Immortal Technique
      5. When I Rhyme,  Skyzoo, Talib Kweli & Reks
      6. On Leonard Peltier,  T-K.A.S.H.
      7. Raid My Home,  The Dime
      8. Release Me,  Arievolution & Iamani I. Ameni
      9. Never Forget, Joe Stuntz  Eseibio
      10. Do It Movin’,  Bicasso & DJ Fresh
      11. Trail of Tears,  Mama Wisdom
      12. Peltier’s Beat Goes On,  Buggin Malone
      13. Right This Wrong (Instrumental),  Deeskee

    Preview It Now on Itunes :

    PREVIEW AND PURCHASE ON ITUNES

    Preview/Download songs or purchase FULL CD:

    Preview & Purchase Free Leonard Peltier on cdbaby

    Get Yourself down to the Listening Party

    More Listening party info here

    Listening party for new hip hop cd, the ‘Free Leonard Peltier Album,’ Tuesday, Nov. 30, 6:30 p.m., at the Black Dot Café, 1195 Pine St., West Oakland, California

    Album Notes :

    Hip Hop Activists Unite for Leonard Peltier

    Free Leonard Peltier is progressive hip hop’s contribution to the campaign to free Native American activist Leonard Peltier.
    Wrongfully convicted in connection with the shooting deaths of two agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 1977, Peltier maintains his innocence.

    “Our mission is to highlight a case that clearly is an abuse of the legal standards of American justice,” said executive producer A-Ron.The first track, “A Piece for Peltier from a Panther Cub,” is an introduction from Chairman Fred Hampton, Jr., the son of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, Sr., who like Peltier was targeted by the FBI’s notorious counterintelligence program or COINTELPRO. Hampton, Sr., was a Black Panther who was shot to death while sleeping by the Chicago Police in 1969.
    “Human rights organizations are trying to right this wrong, but for Peltier the least I can do is write this song. It’s been over 30 years of tears and frustration since the brother stood up with no fear for the nation,” proclaims Rakaa (Dilated Peoples) with 2Mex in their tribute song for Peltier called “Right This Wrong”.Other contributing hip hop artists include Immortal Technique, M1 of Dead Prez, Talib Kweli, Skyzoo, Reks, T-Kash, The Dime, Arievolution & iamani i. iameni, Mama Wisdom, Bicasso of the Living Legends, Eseibio, and Buggin Malone.
    The 13-track CD can be purchased on iTunes and at cdbaby.com.Imprisoned for 35 years—currently at the federal prison in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania—Leonard Peltier has been designated a political prisoner by Amnesty International. Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, 55 Members of Congress and others—including a judge who sat as a member of the court in two of Peltier’s appeals—have all called for his immediate release. Widely recognized for his humanitarian works and a six-time Nobel Prize nominee, Peltier also is an accomplished author and painter.This project is endorsed by the Leonard Peltier Defense Offense Committee. For information on the Peltier case, visit www.whoisleonardpeltier.info .Also see US Versus Leonard Peltier: Evidence of a Wrongful Conviction. From the files of the Federal Bureau of Investigation: http://www.whoisleonardpeltier.info/download/CriticalFBIDocs.pdf.

    source: cdbaby

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    Posted on behalf of the

    Leonard Peltier Defense Offense Committee

    June 26, 2010


    Greetings,


    I want to first say thank you–thank you for taking the time and making the commitment to come to this place–but thank you mostly for remembering. Sometimes I sit in this cage and I find myself wondering if anyone really remembers. Many days, remembering is all my mind allows me to do. So, again, thank you. Thank you for bearing witness and being a part of a living memory.


    But maybe the most important thing I’d like to say is don’t forget. Not ever.


    You must be the historians who keep this lesson alive because this story isn’t about one day, one event, one person, or even one lifetime. This is a story that goes all the way back to the day a misguided fool, whose name I won’t even mention, led his troops in an attack on innocent people at the Greasy Grass, and in the process go  himself and over two hundred of his troopers killed. And while the victors on that day had no choice but to defend themselves, we have been the victims of a genocidal revenge that continues until this very moment. So don’t forget. Not ever.



    It is vengeance that preoccupies the mind of the colonizer. It is this fervor to show us who is boss that led to the massacre at Wounded Knee, the theft of the Black Hills, the establishment of boarding schools, and the criminalization of our languages and traditional ways. It is vengeance that armed the GOON squads, killed our leaders, and surrounded our people at Wounded Knee again in 1973. Revenge is why they today prosecute Indian people for the crimes they know the government committed during their murderous campaigns of the last generation. Vengeance is what killed Joe Stuntz, Anna Mae Aquash, Buddy Lamont and so many others. Getting even is what keeps me in prison. So don’t forget. Not ever.



    All of these events are bound together, interrelated and interdependent. And quite clearly the lesson they intend for us to learn is don’t defend yourselves. Don’t stand up for what is right. Don’t think for yourselves. Don’t choose to be who you are. Don’t remember your ancestors. Don’t live in defense of the Earth. Don’t you do it! Don’t even think about it. If you do, this government–this mindset of control–will unleash an attack so vast it will even seek to destroy our genetic memories. So don’t forget. Not ever.

    In days past, some among our people were induced to become “scouts”. For whatever reasons, these individuals made possible the treacherous campaigns that resulted in the deaths of countless innocent people. These days–sadly–there are still these types amongst us. The government preys on the weaknesses of these people, inducing them to turn against the rest of us. The government uses this treachery to cover up state sanctioned murder and terrorism. They do this and then tell us that what we remember didn’t really happen at all, as though memory or truth is something to be shaped and molded to fit a preconceived outcome. So don’t forget. Not ever.
    .
    We gather today after decades and generations of blood and trauma.

    We gather in defiance.

    And we remember.

    We remember not just one day or one event, because remembering what occurred on June 25 or June 26–or any particular date–is important, but not as important as an understanding of the ongoing campaign of colonization. This is a continuing human drama of slaughter and uncontrollable blood lust and we’re still here, engaged in our running defense; praying for balance, peace and justice; and trying to make some sense of it all. Perhaps, in the face of such a menace, the most important thing we can do is remember. So teach your children. Pass this knowledge. Don’t forget. Not ever.


    Remembering is resisting and, if we remember, then we’ll be free one day. Free of their mindset. Free of their theft. Free of their guns and their bombs. Free of their cages. Free to be who we are. And free of their fear. That’s the truest freedom of all and true freedom is what this is really all about, not the illusion of freedom they offer us
    .
    So don’t forget. Not ever.


    In the Spirit of Crazy Horse,

    Leonard Peltier



    See also
    <http://lpdoc.blogspot.com/2010/06/opening-ceremony-us-social-forum.html>,
    Leonard’s message to the US Social Forum.

    Visit our auction site and place a bid!
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    LP-DOC
    PO Box 7488, Fargo, ND  58106
    Phone: 701/235-2206
    Fax: 701/235-5045
    E-mail: contact@whoisleonardpeltier.info


    Source : via email from [Friends of Peltier]

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    Perunista Carlos QC

    Peruanista Carlos QC

    Carlos A. Quiroz Interviews

    Sun Dance Chief, Ben Carnes

    Ben Carnes Coctaw Nation

    Ben Carnes Choctaw Nation

    Leonard Peltier turn 64 Today

    Leonard Peltier turns 65 Today

    Indigenous Video Journalist Peruanista

    .

    Interviews Sun Dance Chief Ben Carnes

    .

    on Leonard Peltier’s 65th Birthday

    Indigenous Journalist, Carlos A. Quiroz. aka Peruanista, interviews Choctaw Nations, Sun Dance Chief, Ben Carnes in Washington DC on 9/12/2009.

    Carnes was in DC to protest the decision of the Parole Commission to deny Leonard Peltier Parole. Carnes protested by fasting, praying, and maintaining a Vigil in Lafayette Park. He was accompanied by many Leonard Peltier supports all hoping President Obama would look past the TEA Parties and make good on his promise to free Leonard Peltier.

    The video is the production of Carlos A. Quiroz. For further information or additional permissions, contact me at: qc.carlos@gmail.com

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