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John Trudell (I) (1946–2015)


John Trudell was born in Omaha, Nebraska, to a Santee Sioux father and Mexican Indian mother. After a stint in the Navy (and Vietnam) from 1963 to 1969, he became involved with the American Indian Movement, becoming National Chairman in 1973. He held that position until 1979; it was then that his wife Tina, mother-in-law, and three children ages ... See full bio »

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Reel Injun
Reel Injun Himself
(2009)
Incident at Oglala
Incident at Oglala Music Department
(1992)
On Deadly Ground
On Deadly Ground Johnny Redfeather
(1994)
Smoke Signals
Smoke Signals Randy Peone
(1998)

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 2012 Dark Blood
Indian #2 (as John Trudell Jr.)
 2005 A Thousand Roads (Short)
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 2004 Sawtooth
Worm
 2003 DreamKeeper (TV Movie)
Coyote
 1992 Thunderheart
Jimmy Looks Twice
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Author of two books, "Living in Reality" and "Stickman" See more »

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John Trudell Jr.
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Personal Quote:

Every human being is a raindrop. And when enough of the raindrops become clear and coherent they then become the power of the storm. See more »

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His father was a Santee Dakota (Sioux) American Indian, and his mother was of Mexican Indian descent. See more »

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Aquarius

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