Charlene Teters / Wounded Knee Musical Concert

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Charlene Teters / Wounded Knee Musical Concert
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Charlene Teters is a member of the Spokane Indian Tribe in Washington State and a leader in the national fight to eliminate the use of racist Native American Indian caracatures. She is the senior editor of Indian Artist Magazine, a professor at the University of American Indian Art and a founding Board Member of the National Coalition on racism in Sports and the Media. Charlene spoke at California State University Fullerton on Oct. 3, 1998. Wounded Knee commemoration concert took place February 28, 1998. On Feb. 27, 1973 American Indian Movement activists occupied 3 buildings on the Wounded Knee reservation in an attempt to force the U.S. government to relinquish Indian lands guaranteed in the 1868 Treaty of Ft. Laramie. After a 71 day stand-off, AIM leaders surrendered to federal agents in return for a promise to establish a commission to negotiate land issues and to address other Native American concerns. From the concert: Steve Emory performing Hoka Blues; Lakota Student Alliance Welcome with Corrie Trimble; "Redbird" Dave Baker, doing "From the East Come Freedom"; Redsoul performing at Wounded Knee in 1973; John Trudell performs "Shoot out a Jumping Bull and Great Spirit or Great Lie."

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