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My life is a sundance. Book report about Leonard Peltier's book.

My life is a Sundance

The book Prison Writings by Leonard Peltier is an inspirational story of a martyr in today’s time fighting for the rights of his people, the Native Americans. The book is a biography explaining the events that led up to his being wrongly convicted and his experienced being imprisoned for a crime that he did not commit.
Leonard Peltier, now in his twenty-fourth year of confinement, was wrongly convicted of the murder of two FBI agents and has been doing hard time ever since. Peltier remains in prison as his appeals from clemency were rejected by President Clinton, despite the calls for freedom from the Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, the European Parliament, and other prominent world figures.
Prison Writings, compiled by Peltier over the years, relays the extraordinary story of his life--his impoverished upbringing in the Dakotas, his gradual development as an American Indian leader during the political upheavals of the late 1960’s and early 1970...

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