Friday, May 24, 2013 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Casa de las Américas 182 East 111 St. (Lex. Ave & 3rd Ave.), New York, NY
Lenny will speak on Native American Spirituality, the Prison System, Environmental Issues Affecting Native Lands and Native American Prisoner of War Leonard Peltier.
Lenny Foster of the Diné Nation is the Director of the Navajo Nation Corrections Project and the Spiritual Advisor for more than 2,000 Indian inmates in ninety-six state and federal prisons in the Western U.S. He has co-authored legislation in New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado allowing Native American spiritual and religious practice in prison and resulting in significant reductions in prison returns.