- Name: John Trudell
- Born: 02/15/1946
- Died: 12/08/2015 (69 years old)
- Occupation: Indigenous rights activist, poet, musician, actor
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’ 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.
Birth Place: Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Death Place: Santa Clara County, California, U.S.
John Trudell quotes :
There have been some positive things that have happened for the tribes, but it's a constant, vigilant fight about protecting what resources we have in terms of land and rights.John Trudell