Friday, October 30, 2009

Upcoming Events

* Circle for Clemency *

What: Peaceful rally in support of Leonard Peltier’s freedom
When: 05 November 2009; 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Washington, DC

Supporters will gather in Lafayette Park on Pennsylvania Avenue (across from the White House) at 6:00 a.m. From Lafayette Park, supporters will walk to the Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street, NW, where tribal leaders will assemble for their meeting with President Obama. For information contact

If you haven’t already done so, please be sure to sign the online clemency petition.


San Francisco, CA: La Peña Cultural Center and Polu Manu Productions proudly presents: The artwork of Native American political prisoner Leonard Peltier. The highly-praised artwork of Native American activist, political prisoner and six-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Leonard Peltier - curated by Bird Levy Strain of Polu Manu Productions, SF - will be exhibited in Berkeley's La Peña theater from October 19 until November 30, 2009. The exhibit can be viewed either during show times (with admission ticket only) or by appointment; call 510-849-2568. Opening Reception Date: Friday, 13 November, 6:30 – 8:00 pm.

Philadelphia, PA: Native American Rights and Spirituality--And the Case of Leonard Peltier. A Forum by Lenny Foster, Navaho. Sunday, 01 November 2009, 1:00-3:00 p.m., at the Arch Street Meetinghouse, 4th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia.

Washington, DC: National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Embassy of Tribal Nations Gala Open House on Tuesday, November 3, at 2:00-8:00 pm, 1516 P Street, NW. This event is open to the public. Please RSVP to Tonya Deal at

Berkeley, CA: AIM-West will host a benefit in acknowledgement of the 40th anniversary of the occupation at Alcatraz on Wednesday, 04 November 2009. Come to honor and commemorate those warriors who sacrificed and gave of their time and placed themselves in social turmoil to help re-claim the destiny for all Indians of the Americas.

Washington, DC: Briefing on Indian Country for the UN Commission on Human Rights Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, Ms. Raquel Rolnik. For more information or to RSVP, contact April Hale at 202-454-0496 or Hosted by the National American Indian Housing Council, 07 November, 4:00-8:00 pm, NCAI Embassy of Tribal Nations, 1516 P Street, NW.

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