Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Freedom for Leonard Peltier Rallies Set Outside the White House for Thanksgiving Weekend
WASHINGTON — The Alliance for Freedom for Leonard Peltier will be sponsoring a gathering rally and prayer circle at the White House beginning November 26th at 10 a.m. to call upon President Obama to grant executive clemency to Peltier. There will be a spiritual encampment and elders council taking place at Greenbelt Park in Maryland beginning November 25th.
Peltier has been unjustly incarcerated for almost 40 years. Organizers of the event are calling for an Interfaith gathering of people of all walks of life to unify in support of Peltier’s freedom. Those attending are encouraged to bring drums, signs, and banners, to uplift all causes for human rights, peace and justice, and the environment. This event is nonviolence, no drugs, no alcohol. Welcome Everyone!
Daily rallies and vigils outside the White House, including ceremonies, music, fasting, and speakers will be held. People of all nations stand in solidarity for Freedom for Leonard Peltier!
On Thursday November 26, 2015, there will be sunrise ceremony at Greenbelt Park. A prayer circle will then be held at 10 am at the White House for Leonard Peltier in Solidarity with the ceremonies simultaneously taking place on Alcatraz.
On Friday November 27, 2015, there will be a prayer meeting outside the White House at 10 a.m. followed by a walk to the Canadian Embassy and a prayer circle there for the missing and murdered indigenous women of Canada.
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