Native American musician, poet and activist John Trudell is coming to Portland for two public appearances.
First he'll speak on the subject of Hemp as Earth Medicine, in a free talk at Knacka Handcrafted Hemp Gear in Multnomah Village, 7824 S.W. 35th Ave. That takes place on Friday, Sept. 6 at 8 p.m. Seating is limited.
Then Trudell and Bad Dog will perform on Saturday, Sept. 7, at 6 p.m. in Kelly Point Park in Portland.
Trudell is the co-founder of the Hempstead Project with musician Willie Nelson, which is dedicated to raising awareness of the environmental and other benefits of industrial hemp in the U.S.
He was a former leader of the American Indian Movement, and has released several albums and volumes of poety.
For more information: www.knacka.com.