‘Free Leonard Now’: Fawn Sharp at White House Rally for Leonard Peltier
Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Fawn Sharp, the president of the National Congress of American Indians, speaks at a rally in support of imprisoned American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier. Peltier, who is Turtle Mountain Chippewa, is serving two life sentences for the murders of two U.S. government agents. Sharp and other speakers called on President Joe Biden to release the activist from federal prison. The rally took place in front of the White House on September 12, 2023. Peltier turned 79 on the day of the event.