John Trudell

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John Trudell

AIM History

The American Indian Movement, was founded on July 11, 1968 in Minneapolis, Minn. Three Ojibwa Indians and graduates of “Indian finishing school”—the Minnesota State Penitentiary—were Clyde Bellecourt, Dennis Banks, and George Mitchell were the first leading figures. Other important early members included Eddie Benton Banai, Vernon Bellecourt, and later Russell Means. John Trudell served as national media spokesperson.

"Survival Day 84" speakers

Survival Fest 84, "Survival Day 84" speakers included;

Free Mumia Abu-Jamal

In 2008 John Trudell a writer, Minneapolis, MN signed a statement circulated by the Partisan Defense Committee calling for the release of convicted “cop-killer” Mumia Abu-Jamal.[1]

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