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Peltier, Leonard (1944-)

  • By: Amanda K. Cox
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Leonard Peltier is a Native American who was born on the Anishinabe Turtle Mountain Reservation in North Dakota. An Indigenous rights activist who spent many years providing community service to other Native Americans, Peltier has been incarcerated for more than 27 ...

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