Today is the birthday of Leonard Peltier, a Native American activist, leader in the American Indian Movement, and political prisoner. His ongoing imprisonment for a crime he did not commit is one of countless examples of the unending war against indigenous peoples. And his life of struggle is one of countless examples of resistance to that war.

Today is the birthday of Leonard Peltier, a Native American activist, leader in the American Indian Movement, and political prisoner. His ongoing imprisonment for a crime he did not commit is one of countless examples of the unending war against indigenous peoples. And his life of struggle is one of countless examples of resistance to that war.