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Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 7:00pm to 8:43pm

Willard Straight Theatre
Central Campus

Ithaca Premiere. Free w/ post screening discussion lead by Dr. Chad Uran* (AIISP, Anthropology), who has taught courses like ANTHR 2045- American Indian Music in Context. Dr. Uran will be joined by Cayuga flutist, Dan Hill (schedule permitting). Dan was heavily involved with the music business during this era..

2017 > USA > Directed by Catherine Bainbridge, Alfonso Maiorana
With Mildred Bailey, Randy Castillo, George Clinton
In 1958 guitarist Link Wray's (Shawnee) single "Rumble" introduced the power chord, and was banned on several radio stations. Bainbridge and Maiorana (Reel Injun) use this moment as their departure for this riveting doc of indigenous contributions to rock n' roll, featuring footage of Jimi Hendrix, Charley Patton, The Band's Robbie Robertson, and others with Native American heritage. More at *Dr. Uran is a Visiting Postdoctoral Associate in Cornell's Department of Anthropology. Dr. Uran is White Earth Anishinaabe and teaches courses such as ANTHR 2045- American Indian Music in Context and The Anthropology of Zombies, which are available for Spring 2016 enrollment. Sponsored by the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program and the Native American Law Students Association.
1 hr 43 min



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Cornell Cinema, American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program, Music, American Studies Program


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