International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee
Sovereign Imagination: The Art ofLeonard Peltier

Sovereign Imagination: The Art of
Leonard Peltier

Leonard Peltier could not be present at the exhibition of his artwork at the second Indigenous Fine Arts Market (IFAM) in Santa Fe, NM, held on August 20-22, because he’s been incarcerated in the U.S. federal penitentiary system for the last 40 years. He’s...

Native son: Leonard Peltier’s
artwork shows at IFAM

Growing up with a conspicuous last name wasn’t easy for the son of imprisoned Native American activist Leonard Peltier. Chauncey Peltier was just a boy when, in 1975, his father was embroiled in a shootout on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota that...

2.0: The Indigenous Fine Art Market enters its second year

…Davis and Torres Nez have discussed the possibility of including inmate artwork at future markets, but this year, one notable prisoner presents his art at the venue: Native activist Leonard Peltier, who is serving two consecutive life sentences in a...

Leonard Peltier’s Art at
2015 Indigenous Fine
Art Market

The Indigenous Fine Art Market (IFAM) has just announced that imprisoned Native activist Leonard Peltier applied for and was juried into this year’s Festival. Peltier is widely known as a painter (and a writer) and his booth will be curated by his son Chauncey...

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