Leonard Peltier Turns 73 on September 12

Leonard Peltier

Leonard Peltier has been in prison for over 40 years

Happy Birthday from Native News Online!

Published September 12, 2017

COLEMAN, FLORIDA – Leonard Peltier is celebrating his 73rd birthday today. Peltier is incarcerted at the U.S. Penitentiary in Coleman, Florida  for his 1977 conviction in connection with a shootout with U.S. government forces, where two FBI agents and one young American Indian lost their lives.

Ten days ago, Peliter announced he recently underwent triple-bypass heart surgery in nearby Leesburg, Florida.  Peltier is recovering and confined to a wheelchair at last report.

 

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