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Leonard Peltier is censored yet again, this time a giant statue that was removed. We will be hearing from the artist on what really happened. Rigo 23, on “Make No Bones About It.” Jan 15th, 2017 at 5pm. Obama Free Leonard Peltier!

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Rigo 23 is a visual artist working in site and cultural specific settings, often in collaboration with others and over extended periods of time. His works occupy unstructured public space as well as designed for art appreciation spaces. Collective memory and markers of time are central concerns. Recent group exhibitions include the 12th Sharjah Biennial, United Arab Emirates; 5th Auckland Triennial, New Zealand; 2nd Aichi Triennale, Japan; 1st Kochi-Muziris Biennale, India; Regionale XII, Austria; The Jerusalem Show IV, Palestine; 3rd Shenzhen/Hong-Kong Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture, China; 10th Lyon Biennale, France and 4th Liverpool Biennial, United Kingdom.

Education:

  • MFA, Stanford University, 1997
  • BFA, San Francisco Art Institute, 1991

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Free showing of the film: Incident at Oglala

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Free showing of the film: Incident at Oglala

February 26th, 2016
6pm
906 Columbia Street SE Olympia 98501 David William Building 2nd Floor
Olympia, WA 98506
Robert Redford narrates this documentary about the violent events that took place in 1975 on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Indian activists ended up in an extended standoff with FBI agents, and the result was several deaths, including two FBI agents whose killing was never clearly attributed to a specific gunman. Nevertheless, the government laid blame for the killing on Leonard Peltier, a Sioux political leader and activist with the American Indian Movement. Peltier has been in prison since 1977. The film details the brutal federal policies towards Indian people and the discrepancies in the government’s case against Peltier.
Other Links
Downtown Olympia mural honors Native American activist
Mural Unveiled in Honor of Leonard Peltier | Cooper Point
Chauncey Peltier – Mask Magazine
Let Leonard Peltier Paint – ICTMN.com
‘I’m Going to See Your Cop-Killing Dad Never Sees Freedom’
FBI interferes with exhibit of work by the renowned Native
Paintings by Leonard Peltier Hosted by The Olympia Food
Who is Leonard Peltier

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