November 9, 2018
Friday, November 9th at 5:30 p.m.
210 S 2nd St, Gallup
Gallup, NM 87301
Free Documentary Film Screening of Trudell
Friday, November 9, 2018
The film documents the life and work of American Indian activist John Trudell, who in the late 60's along with a community group occupy Alcatraz Island for 21 months, bringing international recognition to the American Indian cause. In 1979 John burned a U.S. flag on the the steps of the FBI headquarters in Washington DC and within hours his family perished in a suspicious fire. He spent several years wandering the country until he found a new way to present his ideas through music. Sage Trudell, the daughter of John Trudell will be in attendance to host a discussion following the film. Brought you by OFPL, McKinley Collaborative for Health Equity Indigenous Lifeways, Inc. and New Mexico Social Justice and Equity Institute. Refreshments provided.