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us: Trudell, John


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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1946-02-15
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2015-12-08
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Omaha (Neb.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Santa Clara County (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Santa Clara County (Calif.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) American Indian Movement
        • Affiliation Start: 1973
        • Affiliation End: 1979
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Hempstead Project Heart
        • Affiliation Start: 2012
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) American poetry
          (lcsh) Spoken word poetry, American
            (lcsh) Indians of North America--Politics and government
              (lcsh) Protest movements
                (lcsh) Music
                  (lcsh) Motion picture acting
                    (lcsh) Hemp industry
                      (lcsh) Lobbying
                    • Occupation

                        (lcsh) Poets
                          (lcsh) Political activists
                            (lcsh) Musicians
                              (lcsh) Actors
                                (lcsh) Lobbyists
                            • Sources

                              • found: His AKA grafitti man [SR] p1992: label (John Trudell)
                              • found: Internet movie database, Aug. 21, 2009 (John Trudell; b. 15 Feb. 1946, Omaha; National Chairman of the American Indian Movement (1973-1979); poet, musician, actor)
                              • found: Los Angeles times WWW site, viewed Dec. 9, 2015 (in obituary dated Dec. 8, 2015: John Trudell, who was a spokesman for American Indian protesters during their 1969 occupation of Alcatraz Island and later headed the American Indian Movement, died Tuesday [Dec. 8, 2015] at age 69 at his home in Santa Clara County in Northern California; born Feb. 15, 1946, in Omaha, Nebraska; prolific poet, combining spoken words and music on more than a dozen albums; acted in several movies; in 2012, Trudell and singer Willie Nelson co-founded Hempstead Project Heart, which advocates for legalizing the growing of hemp for industrial purposes as a more environmentally sound alternative to crops used for clothing, biofuel and food)
                            • LC Classification

                              • PS3570.R758
                            • Change Notes

                              • 1993-06-08: new
                              • 2015-12-09: revised
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