The Willie Nelson Peace Research Institute reports that Preston Randolph is pre-production for the movie, ‘Wind Chases the Sun The Leonard Peltier Story: The imprisonment of an innocent man by the lies of a guilty government.’ Randolp and the Cactus Films production company is calling out for pre-production funds, and need to raise a total of $30,000 to cover costs in order to begin work on the film.
Between the years of 1973 and 1975, over sixty Native Americans were murdered during the “Reign of Terror” on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. On June 26, 1975 tension erupted with a shootout on the Jumping Bull Ranch between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the American Indian Movement (AIM) members resulting in the deaths of two FBI agents and one American Indian.
In 1977, Indian Activist, Leonard Peltier was convicted for the murder of the two FBI agents and since has served thirty-four years in Federal prison.
Mr. Peltier released this note: