"The Incident at Oglala: The Leonard Peltier Story" Film Screening

Associate Professor of Political Science Susan Tabrizi and Peltier attorney Michael Kuzma will lead a discussion of the film.




11:05 am - 1:30 pm


Cleveland Hall Auditorium

General Info

A special screening and discussion of the film “The Incident at Oglala: The Leonard Peltier Story” will be facilitated by Associate Professor of Political Science Susan Tabrizi. The film will be followed by a community discussion with Peltier attorney Michael Kuzma, who will offer his insights into this fascinating and important case.

"The Incident at Oglala" examines the 1975 incident in which armed FBI agents illegally entered the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, resulting in the deaths of a Native American and two FBI agents. It explores the controversy and potential abuse of justice surrounding the case of Leonard Peltier, who was the sole person in the incident convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. Michael Kuzma, Leonard Peltier’s attorney, will discuss his experience and insights.

Light refreshments and dialogue with Mike will follow. This event is part of a week of special educational events leading up to the annual Peachtown Native American Festival on Friday, September 20.

Wells is committed to providing access to all events; anyone who needs assistance should contact David Foote at 315-364-3460 or email dfoote@wells.edu.