Native American Authors
John Trudell, 1947-
John Trudell was born in Omaha, Nebraska and has been an Indian activist for most of his life. He was a spokesman for the Indian of All Tribes Occupation of Alcatraz Island in 1970-71. He served as National Chairman of the American Indian Movement from 1973-1979. Trudell has appeared in such movies as “Thunderheart” and “Incident at Oglala.”
Online resources by or about John Trudell:
American Indian Rap and Reggae: Dancing “To the Beat of a Different Drummer”
Author: Neal Ullestad
Description: A review of American Indian music (including the contributions of Harjo and Trudell) from the Summer, 1999 issue of Popular Music and Society.
Artist: John Trudell
Author: Canku Ota
Description: An article about John Trudell from the 10/21/00 issue of Canku Ota – A Newsletter Celebrating Native America.
Concerning John Trudell
Author: First Nations
Description: Information on John Trudell as taken from Agents of Repression by Ward Churchill.
Hall of Records-John Trudell
Description: This page is from the RykoDisc catalog. It provides biographical material on Trudell, as well as links to two of his records.
John Trudell’s Home Page
Description: There are many pages within this site that contain photographs and biographical information on Trudell.
Books by John Trudell:
Trudell, John. Songs called poems
Minneapolis, MN : Distribution by North American Water Office, 1982.
Trudell, John. Stickman : John Trudell poems, lyrics, talks, a conversation
New York : Inanout Press, 1994.
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