Standing Rock Protectors | Free Leonard Peltier | Where is Media on #NoDAPL

Native American Activist Winona LaDuke at Standing Rock: It’s Time to Move On from Fossil Fuels While Democracy Now! was covering the Standing Rock standoff earlier this month, we spoke to Winona LaDuke, longtime Native American activist and executive director of the … (watch video)  Read More → AMY GOODMAN interview: Is facial recognition technology […]

Parole denied and denied and denied, Peltier waits for justice

Recent tweet: Hey everyone.  I promised to post this interview with Leonard Peltier once I found it!  It’s still making news that Peltier supporters are demanding his release. (see Incident at Oglala documentary by Robert Redford) My interview with him was published in 1998 in News From Indian Country newspaper and in print by […]

Native Americans in newsrooms #NativeLivesMatter

“It is no secret that Washington faces a serious debt problem, but last time I checked, it was not because we are spending too much on Indian housing, healthcare or education.  It is not because we are spending too much on addressing the scourge of diabetes in Native communities, improving crumbling infrastructure or creating jobs […]

Peltier after 40 years

Local Event: On Friday, February 5th, in unison with the International Days of Solidarity with Leonard Peltier, on the 40th anniversary of his imprisonment for his role as an American Indian Movement organizer in the aftermath of the occupation of Wounded Knee, I plan to hold a dawn to dark vigil at Peskeomskut Park on […]

Write A Good Story: How Leonard Peltier and Rebel Journalism changed me!

  The Making of an Activist-Journalist – Paul Buhle remembers the rebel reporting of John Ross.  “Who is a rebel journalist?” That is the big question asked by John Ross. We are living in a world today in which the struggle between knowledge and ignorance, civilization and desecration, creation and destruction, is raging. – Albert […]

Author Peter Matthiessen, Chronicler of Leonard Peltier, Walks On

Associated Press Author Peter Matthiessen, who championed the story of Leonard Peltier and Indian country in his work, walked on due to leukemia at age 86 on Saturday April 5, 2014. ICTMN Staff 4/7/14 Author Peter Matthiessen was a champion of Indian rights, not least of all for his controversial In the Spirit of Crazy […]