Rudy Martin: A Celebration of Life, 1951-1993 Photo/Foto: HIDVL
  • Title: Rudy Martin: A Celebration of Life, 1951-1993
  • Holdings: video (HIDVL)
  • Duration: 00:18:35
  • Language: English
  • Date: 1994
  • Location: Held at The American Indian Community House, New York City.
  • Type-Format: documentary
  • Cast: Rudy Martin, lyricist, musician, singer ; Pura Fe, singer ; White Eagle, singer
  • Credits: American Indian Community House, producer, creator ; Rudy Martin, creator ; Pura Fe, creator ; White Eagle, creator

Rudy Martin: A Celebration of Life, 1951-1993

Rudy Martin: A Celebration of Life, 1951-1993 is a biographical documentary short about Rudy Martin's talent as lyricist/composer and his activism concerning Native issues. White Eagle and Pura Fe sing several of Martin's songs; interspaced between the music are Martin's lyrical explanations and family photos. Rudy Martin (1951-1993), a Tewa/Navajo/Apache Indian from New Mexico was a talented lyricist, singer, and musician who was committed to educating the non-Indian public about Indians on and off the reservation. Martin worked as the public relations director for the American Indian Community House (AICH) in New York City. He also served as a character consultant for PBS's children's television series Shining Time Station and earned his master of Fine Arts degree from New York University's Tisch School of The Arts.


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