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Rest in Power—John Trudell

December 15, 2015

John Trudell, a poet, recording artist, actor and speaker, passed away on December 8th.
Trudell (Santee Sioux) was a spokesperson for the Indians of All Tribes occupation of Alcatraz Island from 1969 to 1971 and served as Chairman of the American Indian Movement (AIM) from 1973 to 1979.
 
You can see a selection of his output on his website:
John Trudell
 
Here’s some recent media about his passing:
 
Obituary in the L.A. Times
 
Videos remembering John Trudell
 

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