Come to an Evening of Solidarity with South African and Native American Political Prisoners

by U.S. Out of Southern Africa Network of APC/PAM
New York, New York, United States
Undated, apparently Summer or early Fall 1985
3 pages
Type: Brochure
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Brochure about a Tour in Solidarity with South African and Native American Political Prisoners sponsored by the African National Congress (ANC), American Indian Movement (AIM), Leonard Peltier Defense Committee, and U.S. Out of Southern Africa Network of APC/PAM calling for freedom for Leonard Peltier and Nelson Mandela. October 11 is South African Prisoners Day, a date set aside to call for freedom for Nelson Mandela and all South African political prisoners. October 12 is Native Solidarity Day; celebrated as “Columbus Day,” the date has been reclaimed by American Indians to rally support for Native rights. The tour includes a representative of the African National Congress and Stephanie Autumn Peltier, wife of Leonard Peltier. The brochure includes the tour schedule from October 2 through November 5 and lists phone numbers for information in Hartford, CT; Boston, MA; Providence, RI; New York City; Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; Bay Area, CA; Seattle, WA; Atlanta, GA; Gainesville, FL; Orlando, FL; Miami, FL; Rochester, NY; Buffalo, NY; Cleveland, OH; Detroit, MI; Chicago, IL; Milwaukee, WI; Madison, WI; and Minneapolis, MN. Proceeds will be divided between the Leonard Peltier Freedom Campaign and the African National Congress. The brochure discusses Bishop Desmond Tutu, Wounded Knee, the FBI, the Pine Ridge Reservation, Rev. Jesse Jackson, the Indian Treaty Council, the Trail of Tears, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis, the Youth League of the ANC, Sharpeville, Umkhonto we Sizwe (Spear of the Nation), the Rivonia treason trial, Pollsmoor Prison, and Walter Sisulu. [Note: APC is the All Peoples Congress and PAM is the People's Anti-War Mobilization.]
Collection: Selma Waldman collection on the Seattle Coalition Against Apartheid (SCCA), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections