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AMERICAN INDIAN MOVEMENT GRAND GOVERNING COUNCIL

MINISTRY FOR INFORMATION
P.O. Box 13521
Minneapolis MN 55414
612/ 721-3914 . fax 612/ 721-7826
Email: aimggc@worldnet.att.net
Web Address: www.aimovement.org

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John Trudell Memorial


February 14-15, 2016

"Celebrate Love, Celebrate Life."

John Trudell Memorial


FEBRUARY 14

11:00 AM
Welcome: Roger Trudell and Melvin Lee
Honor Song
Prayer Ė Richard Moves Camp

Recognize Johnís children (7 are attending/ will speak later in the program) Coup, Johnny, Martin, Tikaan, Riel, Sage and Danaj

GROWING UP ON SANTEE

Roger and family members:
Talk about the Trudell family (name has been with our tiospaye since the 1700ís);

Family members talk about John growing up., share stories

Community members who grew up with John share stories and memories

ALCATRAZ

Cooney Dog: why Alcatraz happened and Johnís role and participation in Indians of All Tribes.

AIM YEARS

Milo Yellow Hair: Wounded Knee and Oglala
Bruce Ellison: Cedar Rapids Trial, Citizens Review Commission/Peltier
Honor Song for Tina and the kids

1:00 PM : MEAL
Prayer
Song
Feast
Small Giveaway

POETRY AND MUSIC Ė THIS SECTION DURING MEAL

Our values and political issues, and also our love came through in his words

Read select poems: Johnís children

John's Movies: Thunderheart, Smoke Signals, Pow Wow Highway, Dreamkeepers

Melvin Lee: Johnís thinking about women, gender, and politics

3:00 TRUDELL the movie

4:15 PM Panel discussion after the movie, question and answer

Other videos

CLOSING

Drum, prayer

FEBRUARY 15

9:00 AM: Ceremony at Johnís motherís gravesite

11:00 AM Lunch
Song, Prayer and Meal at Community Center

Additional Information contact: Melvin Houston 402-404-1563