SAN JOSE – Medicine people, drummers, singers and supporters filled a room at School of Arts & Culture in San Jose, California on Thursday, December 10, 2015 to host a special prayer for Leonard Peltier and other political prisoners of war.
Peltier is serving a life sentence in the U.S. Penitentiary in Coleman, Florida. He was accused of the 1975 murders of two FBI agents on the Pine Ridge Reservation. He was convicted in 1977. Many people consider Leonard Peltier a political prisoner of war.
Edward Morillo, San Juan Bautista Ahmah Mutsun Ohlone, provided a passionate and powerful opening prayer.