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In celebration of John Trudell’s 75th year, John Trudell Archives announces the re-print of LIVING IN REALITY: Song Called Poems.

This book of lines was originally released in 1982 and has been out of print for many years.

“Dedicated to the ones who went before . . . “

Pre-order your copy here:
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The book will ship to you on or around April 15th.

Thank you for celebrating love and life and supporting the John Trudell Archives.
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3 months ago

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Celebrate Love. Celebrate Life.

John Trudell
(February 15, 1946 - December 8, 2015)
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3 months ago

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Artist Jonathon Stall and Intrinsic Paths are donating 100% of the proceeds from this print inspired by "Listening/Honor Song," to John Trudell Archives. The prints are 4x4 in size and cost $5. They can be purchased through the link below.

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3 months ago

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Please consider purchasing this original design created by Wovoka Trudell Wovoka Trudell Art for your holiday card this year. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to help families this holiday season. Thank you for the consideration! ... See MoreSee Less

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4 months ago

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The Smithsonian National Museum of American Indian (NMAI) is pleased to include TRUDELL for inclusion in NMAI’s virtual 2020 Native Cinema Showcase (NCS), Wednesday, Nov.18 – Friday, Nov. 27, 2020.

The screening will be available for 5 days, streaming On Demand via our museum’s website starting Saturday, November 21, 7pm at americanindian.si.edu/ncs. All films are free. Please visit the website to see the full showcase schedule.
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5 months ago

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We hope to see you tomorrow.
1st Annual Gathering of Clear & Coherent Thought
October 13-14, 2020
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1st Annual Gathering of Clear & Coherent Thought
October 13-14, 2020
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October 13-14, 2020
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6 months ago

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New Shirt now available in the John Trudell Archives Store.

“I’m feeling a little sensitive today so don’t fuck with me.” - John Trudell

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6 months ago

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One time
I was visiting
with my relatives
the clouds, the mountains,
the sky, the trees

My relatives
touched my spirit
nudged it lovingly

Listen to us
impatient one
We are forever
You must remember
the gentleness
of time

You are struggling
to be
who you are
You say you want
to learn
the old ways
Struggling to learn
when
all you must do
is remember

Remember the people
Remember sky and Earth
Remember the people
have always struggled
to live
in harmony
in peace

Struggle against selfishness
and weakness
so the people
may live
as nations

The old ways are hard
The people have always
had to work
together

Remember
impatient one
Remember
and live
Do not be afraid
of truth
respect
discipline
Share your life
so the people
may live

Honor sky
and Earth
Honor yourself
Honor your relations

Remember
impatient one
the gentleness
of time
so the people
may live

(c) 1982
John Trudell
from "Living in Reality"
Poet Tree Publishing
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We are the still
in the still beating heart

We are the calm
of the raging storm

We are the wailing
from old women’s throats

We are the survivors
of genocide history

We are the colors
of the butterfly’s wings

We are the powers
of the eagle plume

We are Earth and Sky

(c) 1982
from
"Living In Reality"
John Trudell
Poet Tree Publishing
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7 months ago

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1st annual gathering of Clear & Coherent Thought.

Redthought.org

Date to be announced soon.
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10 months ago

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The Ones Who Knew Me

I would like to thank you
for putting up with
what I never could
it seems the extremes
were more than I could bear

Your patience taught me so much
too many times
I learn too slow
at times the understandings
were beaten down by insecurity

Your acceptance really was something
the times I hurt myself
bringing it all down on you
you reached out
with love and tolerance

You were always there when I needed
you steadied me gently
carrying me into each new day
changing names, changing faces
supporting me, keeping me going
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