Born September 12, 1944, Leonard Peltier is a Native Americana (citizen of the Anishinabe and Lakota Nations) activist, artist, author, and member of the American Indian Movement. In 1977 he was convicted and sentenced to two consecutive terms of life imprisonment for the murders of two FBI Agents who died during a 1975 shoot-out on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

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FBI Lies About Peltier
Ad text placed by The Federal Bureau of Investigation Agents Association in both the Washington Post and Indian Country Today. Includes petition.
Leonard Peltier Defense Committee
Official weblog provides news, status updates, and event information. Includes archives.
Leonard Peltier: Shackled Eagle
Prose and poetry by Native Americans and their supporters in honor of Leonard Peltier.
No Parole Peltier Association
A pro-FBI viewpoint against release. Provides information, essays and news.
Peltier Freedom
Sharing the history and stuggles of Leonard Peltier and his people, the Lakota Sioux, against the U.S. Government. Form to join and list of member sites.
The People's Path: Leonard Peltier and AIM Information
Provides links to a variety of resources.
Wikipedia: Leonard Peltier
Hyperlinked encyclopedia article covers the biographical data from before and after his arrest, as well as cultural references and sources of further information.
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