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It's always good to go home. It's strengthening to see your past and know you have someplace to go where you're part of a people.

 
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John Trudell
John Trudell
  • Born: February 15, 1946
  • Died: December 8, 2015
  • Nationality: Native American (Dakota), American
  • Profession: Indigenous Rights Activist, Poet, Musician, Actor

John Trudell was a Native American author, poet, actor, musician, and political activist. He was the spokesperson for the United Indians of All Tribes' takeover 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, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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