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A teenager’s Letter to Leonard Peltier -Elizabeth Siqueiros

A teenager’s Letter to Leonard Peltier -Elizabeth Siqueiros

My name is Elizabeth Siqueiros. I am 15 years old and I am currently being home schooled by my mom. This week I am studying women’s rights and the 1975 shootout on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and I learned that you were wrongly accused of murdering two FBI agents. My mom told me that you were still in jail and that even though there is butt loads of evidence you are innocent the government will still not set you free. My mom then went on to show me a documentary called “The Incident at Oglala”. It contained interviews from John Trudell and your brother and even you. I have also been learning about John Trudell and other important indigenous leaders. The documentary almost made me cry because how mind blowingly wrong it all was. It scares me to know that the government gets away with so much. I mean, if they get away with this what else have they gotten away with? I am also very sorry to...

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