Leonard Peltier





Leonard Peltier

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born
in Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation
September 12, 1944

gender
male

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Native American politicial activist imprissoned since 1977 accused of shooting two FBI officers.

Peltier is considered to be a political prisoner by amnesty international and the European parlement.

His parole has been denied by Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.


Average rating: 4.12 · 1,179 ratings · 72 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
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Mein Leben ist mein Sonnentanz
2.0 of 5 stars 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1999
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Have You Thought of Leonard...
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“I don’t know how to save the world. I don’t have the answers or The Answer. I hold no secret knowledge as to how to fix the mistakes of generations past and present. I only know that without compassion and respect for all of Earth’s inhabitants, none of us will survive—nor will we deserve to.”
Leonard Peltier, Prison Writings: My Life Is My Sun Dance

“Only one thing’s sadder than remembering you were once free, and that’s forgetting you were once free. ”
Leonard Peltier

“Innocence has a single voice that can only say over and over again, "I didn't do it." Guilt has a thousand voices, all of them lies.”
Leonard Peltier, Prison Writings



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