John Trudell, Outspoken Advocate For American Indians, Is Dead at 69

John Trudell spoke out for the rights of American Indians for over thirty years- spending time as the national chairman of the American Indian Movement, testifying for the defense of activists Bob Robideau and Darelle Butler, joining an occupation of Alcatraz Island, and many taking many other stands for civil rights.

You can read more about Mr. Trudell in the New York Times article by Bruce Weber, here.