This is a 15 minute short film about why I've stopped celebrating Thanksgiving as it is nationally recognized. Told through the historical account of Annawon Weeden, a young Mashpee Wampanoag, and the venerable words of Leonard Peltier--Federal Inmate #89637-132. Filmed at the 43rd National Day of Mourning on Thanksgiving Day 2012 in Plymouth, MA.
HOW TO HELP LEONARD:
1. Write to your Federal Representative and ask her/him
to join with John Lewis, Congressman from Georgia, for
congressional support for clemency for Leonard.
2. Call the White House comment line (202-456-1111) and
ask President Obama to grant Leonard Peltier clemency.
3. Sign petition(s) directed to the White House for
Leonard's release. petitions.whitehouse.gov/petitions
Transcript of Leonard's Statement to the 43rd National Day of Mourning:
"Incident at Oglala", a documentary about Leonard Peltier: