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|From: patty guerrero (pattypaxicloud.com)|
|Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2016 17:41:59 -0800 (PST)|
HI, Tomorrow, Feb 9: Feb. 9, Documentary DVD about John Trudell: John Trudell (February 15, 1946 – December 8, 2015) was a Native American author, poet, actor, musician, and political activist. He was the spokesperson for the United Indians of All Tribes <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occupation_of_Alcatraz>' takeover of Alcatraz <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occupation_of_Alcatraz> beginning in 1969, broadcasting as Radio Free Alcatraz. During most of the 1970s, he served as the chairman of the American Indian Movement <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Indian_Movement>, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minneapolis,_Minnesota>. After his pregnant wife, three children and mother-in-law were killed in 1979 in a suspicious fire at the home of his parents-in-law on the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes Duck Valley Indian Reservation <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duck_Valley_Indian_Reservation> in Nevada <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nevada>, Trudell turned to writing, music and film as a second career. He acted in three films in the 1990s. The documentary Trudell <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trudell> (2005) was made about him and his life as an activist and artist. Hopefully , we can watch this on the big movie screen. If not, we will watch it on my computer, w/full dimension. Feb. 16, Poetry of Martin Estrada. His latest book of poetry is : Vivas to All Those Who Have Failed. Thanks, patty
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