The Oglala Commemoration is auctioning a painting by jailed activist Leonard Peltier to raise funds for his ongoing legal struggles. Peltier has been incarcerated since 1977, when he was found guilty of murdering two FBI agents at the Pine Ridge reservation in 1975. Peltier’s case has been highly controversial, with many supporters maintaining he is innocent and should be freed. The oil painting of an elephant and two lionesses is one of several items up for auction at OglalaCommemoration.com through January 11, 2011.
You can also learn more about Leonard Peltier at the official site of the Leonard Peltier Defense Offense Committee, whoisleonardpeltier.info