[R-G] WSDP, Arden, IEN Actions: Fwd: Medical Alert: Update; etc..

james m nordlund realiteee1 at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 6 06:10:22 MDT 2008

[Fwd: FW: Medical Alert: Update]
Hi--Hope you can act on this NOW.  Blessings & strength--we'll be needing plenty of both. /Harvey

PS: Please CC me your emails to Warden Bledsoe etc at
harveyarden at starpower.net

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Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2008 2:11 PM
To: harveyarden at starpower.net
Subject: Medical Alert: Update

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Dear Friends and Supporters,

First, Leonard and I want to thank you for the outpouring of support. With
your help, we're hopeful that Leonard will receive proper medical care from
prison authorities.

Within the last several days, Leonard has finally been able to see a doctor.
Together, they discussed Leonard's care and reviewed his medications and
such.  However, the issue of the diabetes testing kit remains.

Citing security reasons, U.S. Penitentiary-Lewisburg will not allow Leonard
to have a diabetes testing kit in his cell.  But Leonard is not asking that
he be allowed to have a kit in his cell.  Often, when he goes to the
infirmary, there is no one there to help him and he has to keep returning to
the infirmary until he's able to speak with medical personnel.  The
infirmary has a "general" kit, too. It's used by other prisoners and due to
the embedded memory in the monitor, Leonard could be getting false readings.
We're asking that Leonard be allowed to have his own kit at the pharmacy for
accurate readings, as well as easy and regular access.  In this way, he'll
be able to test himself three or four times a day and hopefully achieve a
balanced blood glucose level.

Please continue to urge prison authorities to provide Leonard with a
diabetes test kit so that he can control his diabetes. We also want to see
to it that Leonard receives diabetic shoes that will help him with his
diabetes-related foot problems.  If the prison cannot provide such things,
the family will work with an approved medical supply company to see to it
that Leonard gets what he needs.

All supporters are requested to continue to contact:

Warden Bledsoe
USP Lewisburg
US Penitentiary
2400 Robert F. Miller Drive
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Phone: 570-523-1251
Fax: 570-522-7745
E-mail: lew/execassistant at bop.gov

Also contact:

D. Scott Dodrill, Regional Director
Northeast Regional Office
US Custom House
2nd & Chesnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: 215-521-7301
E-mail: nero/execassistant at bop.gov

Harley G. Lappin, Director
Federal Bureau of Prisons
320 First Street., NW
Washington, DC 20534
Phone: 202-307-3198

Thank you for your concern.

Betty Ann Peltier Solano
Leonard Peltier Defense Offense Committee PO Box 7488, Fargo, ND 58106
Phone: 701/235-2206
E-mail: contact at whoisleonardpeltier.info
Web: www.whoisleonardpeltier.info

Amnesty International considers Leonard Peltier a "political prisoner" who
should be "immediately and unconditionally released." Leonard Peltier, now a
great-grandfather, is a citizen of the Anishinabe and Dakota/Lakota Nations
and a tireless advocate for Indigenous Rights.  A participant in the
American Indian Movement, he went to assist the Oglala Lakota people on the
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in the mid-1970s where, on June 26, 1975, a
tragic shoot out occurred.  He was wrongfully convicted in the deaths of two
agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and has been illegally
incarcerated since 1976. Federal prosecutors have twice admitted before the
Courts of Appeal that they don't know who fired the fatal shots. The
government also has admitted that it isn't known what role Leonard Peltier
"may have played" in the incident.
Since his politically motivated prosecution and conviction, proof of
fabricated and suppressed evidence, as well as coerced testimony, has been
uncovered. The Courts of Appeal have repeatedly acknowledged investigative
and prosecutorial misconduct in this case, but have failed to take
corrective action. A model prisoner, Leonard continues to maintain his
innocence and has consequently been denied fair consideration for parole.
Join with numerous internationally recognized human rights organizations,
civil rights leaders, celebrities and other luminaries who have called for
the immediate release of Leonard Peltier. Visit

15th Protecting Mother Earth Conference - Western Shoshone territory
If you are planning on attending the Protecting Mother Earth conference this summer and plan on flying out – please book your tickets now – flight prices are supposed to increase substantially in the next week or so.   Thank you and hope to see you soon!

15th Protecting Mother Earth Conference
July 17-20, 2008
"Enough is enough. This earth is our mother. If we keep on contaminating her and abusing her where are we going to go? Everything should come to a standstill and we should take a look at ourselves and what we are doing to the earth. 
Carrie Dann
Western Shoshone Grandmother

As Western Shoshone, we are honored to welcome our brothers and sisters from around the world to our beautiful homeland, share with you our struggle, and learn about your struggles and strong works in your own homelands. This conference will be an important opportunity for Indigenous peoples and our allies to come together in a good way to strengthen our solidarity and find ways to work together to protect our Mother Earth for all life. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Thank you,
Larson Bill
Western Shoshone Defense Project 

July 17-20th, 2008

Newe Sogobe (Western Shoshone) Territories

Located at the (So Ho Bee) South Fork Pow-Wow Grounds in Lee, Nevada (approximately 22 miles South of Elko, Nevada)

Traditional Gathering – Sacred Fire, Sweats, Camping Style, Circle Talks - Meals provided, bring your own reusable eating utensils. Donations welcomed at the entrance, but not required, please leave dogs and pets home.

Click Here to Signup for the conference online.

Véase abajo para Versión española

For more information, contact:

Simone Senogles, IEN, (218) 751-4967, 
Email: simone at ienearth.org

Larson Bill, WSDP, (775) 744-2595, 
Email: wsdp at igc.org

For printable flyer and Agenda please check out our website:

Topics To Include:
Traditional L.A.W.S. (Land, Air, Water, Sun); Mineral Extraction, Energy, Climate Change, Water; Rescinding the Doctrine of Discovery; Food Sovereignty; Un-Doing Colonialism; Youth Activities; Organizing and Action Trainings; Indigenous-Based Environmental Protection & Ecological Knowledge.

Hosted by: Western Shoshone Defense Project (WSDP)
Sponsored by: Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN)

For assistance in travel or hotel arrangements, contact: JUST TRAVEL (775-738-9847)

There is an AMTRAK Station in Elko, NV - for schedules click here.

We are able to help coordinate rides for those who wish to rideshare

Free shuttles are available for those taking the train or flying into Elko, NV

No Alcohol, No Smoking of Marijuana and Illegal Drug Use

Daycare Available

Camping available~ Camping is free at the site. Some local host homes will also be available (Elders and international guests will be given priority)

Note: Nearest hotel (at your own cost) is 30 miles away from conference site.

Craft/art booths are available for a small fee on a first come first serve basis.

Donations needed:  The Indigenous Environmental Network and the Western Shoshone Defense Project would like to thank those who have donated funding and or volunteer time to the conference. If you have not already given and would like to help support the conference we are still in need of donated funds to help us bring people in on travel scholarships, particularly youth who need travel assistance. Donations of frequent flyer tickets are also very welcome! 

Volunteers make the Protecting Mother Earth Conference possible: We still need many volunteers! 

Weather~ Gathering place is hot during the day (80's Fahrenheit), and chilly (40's Fahrenheit) in the evenings. Be prepared for hiking, walking in the water, and being near the mountains.

This Conference may be photographed or video taped. By submitting your registration for the Conference you are consenting to being photographed and video taped while attending and for the potential use of your image for education and informational purposes.

For Craft Booths, Rideshare postings, Elko Shuttle, Donations and Volunteering, as well as general questions, please contact Simone at 218-751-4967 or simone at ienearth.org

 15th Conferencia "Protejiendo a la Tierra Madre"
Respondiendo a la Llamada de Recuperacion de La Tierra Madre - Reafirmado Nuestras Raices.

Los temas a tratarse incluyen:
Leyes Tradicionales (relacionadas con la tierra, el aire, el agua y el sol);
Calentamiento Global, Cambio Climático y Energia atravéz de las Enseñanzas Indígenas;
Junta de la Juventud y los Ancianos (personas mayores) de la Tribu;
Anulando la Doctrina del Descubrimiento. ~

Chasquido Aquí a Signup para la conferencia en línea.

Imagen de Chasquido para Ver Escenas de la Conferencia del Año Pasado
Western Shoshone Defense Project

Presentado por el Projecto de Defensa Shoshone del Oeste (PDSO)

Reunion Tradicional: Estilo Acampar
Territorio Newe Gogobe

Pour plus de renseignements, contactez :

Julie Fishel, IEN, 775-744-2595,

Larson Bill, WSDP, (775) 744-2595,
Courrier électronique: wsdp at igc.org

Para asistencia en arreglos de viaje u hospedaje, pongase en contacto con JUST TRAVEL (775-738-9847)

Pronóstico del Tiempo~El lugar de reunión es muy caluroso durante el día (80° F/ 27°C) y frío al anochecer (40°F/4.5°C).   Esté preparado para excursiones a pie (senderismo), caminatas por lugares con agua y cerca de montañas.

Correo electrónico para más información o llamada

Lugar Disponible para Acampar ~ Usted puede acampar sin costo alguno en el terreno donde la conferencia se lleva a cabo.   También habra algunas casas particulares dispuestas a tomar huespedes (estas darán prioridad a las personas ancianas y a los huéspedes internacionales)

El hotel mas cercano (estos gastos corren por su propia cuenta) está a 30 millas (48 Kilómetros) del lugar de la Conferencia.

Comidas serán proporcionadas. Por favor Traiga Sus Propios Utensilios de Comida Reutilizables

Los alimentos serán proveidos durante la reunion sin cargo adicional (gratis)
Correo electrónico para más información o llamada 
The Indigenous Environmental Network • PO Box 485 • Bemidji • MN • 56619


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