February 27 is an historic date for the American Indian Movement (AIM) movement. On this day in 1973 activists began a second occupation of Wounded Knee for 71 days. This was to protest the failure of the United States to fulfill treaty obligations and the corruption of the Oglala tribal government. February 27th is now known as Wounded Knee Liberation Day.
This is the last year of Obama’s presidency, and what many activists believe to be the last chance for Peltier to be granted clemency. We call on all progressive student organizations nationally and internationally to join us by taking action to demand Peltier’s freedom!
Red Student Faction
Revolutionary Student Coordinating Committee
New York City Students For Justice in Palestine
Revolutionary Alliance of Trans People Against Capitalism
If your student organization would like to endorse the call please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For full information, including suggested action ideas, lists of actions and more, visit the website for the student day of action: https://peltierstudentnationalaction.wordpress.com/
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