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 Leonard Peltier’s Statement on the Start of His 43rd Year in Prison

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By: Levi Rickert / Source: Native News Online / The Dawn News / February 6, 2018 COLEMAN, FLORIDA – Leonard Peltier, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, who is incarcerated at the U.S. Penitentiary in Coleman, Florida, for his 1977 conviction in connection with a shootout with U.S. government forces, where two FBI […]

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Handout picture released by the Vatican press office Osservatore Romano showing Pope Francis greets representatives of indigenous communities of the Amazon basin from Peru, Brazil and Bolivia in the Peruvian city of Puerto Maldonado, on January 19, 2018. Pope Francis sounded a stark warning about the future of the Amazon and its peoples during a visit to the region on Friday, saying they had "never been so threatened." In a speech to thousands of tribe members on the edge of the rainforest in Peru, he said the Amazon and its peoples bore "deep wounds". / AFP PHOTO / OSSERVATORE ROMANO AND AFP PHOTO / HO / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / OSSERVATORE ROMANO" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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All About Pope Francis’ Visit to Chile and Peru

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By: The Dawn News / January 20, 2018 From January 15 to 21, Pope Francis visited Chile and Peru in his sixth visit to Latin America as leader of the Catholic Church.   Churches burning On the eve of the Pope’s arrival in Chile, the night was illuminated by burning […]

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Public Forces Repress the Minga in the Defense of Life

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The demand of a Negotiation Roundtable with the National Government remains. Source: ONIC / The Dawn News / November 1, 2017 From the South to the North, in the streets, roads, rivers, the #MingaPorLaVida (Minga in the Defense of Life) is National… natives fueled the vindication of their rights as […]

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