Ghost Rider Roads: Inside the American Indian Movement: by antoinette nora claypoole,Robert Robideau

By antoinette nora claypoole,Robert Robideau

FIRST variation (2012). tales, interviews and essays from contained in the American Indian move (AIM) 1971-2011.

Ghost Rider Roads chronicles the author's time with a number of contributors of outdated target. The e-book comprises tales which emerged from her interviews with Vernon Bellecourt (1931-2007) founding father of the yankee Indian Movement), John Graham, lately convicted to a lifestyles sentence for the homicide of Anna Mae Aquash. And her mini interview with local poet/activist John Trudell.

additionally incorporated is a unprecedented 1970's article concerning the FBI Cointelpro/Pine Ridge shootings written via Judy Gumbo and Stew Albert, and a distinct part approximately Leonard Peltier with modern essays (2011) supplied via Delaney Bruce and LPDOC (his safety committee). All woven including commentaries and information clips via antoinette nora claypoole, contemporary recipient of Oregon Literary Arts fellowship.

In sum, the booklet chronicles target and hopes to supply info for a brand new new release of activists, with a different emphasis and helping the continuing paintings to unfastened Leonard Peltier.

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