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
Type: authorbio
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
Type: authorbio
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
Type: authorbio
Description: Information on John Trudell as taken from Agents of Repression by Ward Churchill.

Hall of Records-John Trudell
Author: RykoDisc
Type: authorbio
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
Type: authorbio
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.
Genre: Poetry
Audience: Adult

Trudell, John. Stickman : John Trudell poems, lyrics, talks, a conversation
New York : Inanout Press, 1994.
Genre: Poetry
ISBN: 0962511986

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