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Published on Mar 23, 2013
Dacajeweiah (Splitting the Sky) aka John Boncore, the late great Mohawk Warrior and activist for indigenous peoples, and for truth, justice and peace globally. He was a principle leader of the Attica Rebellion in 1971. This video features a talk from 2003, in which he goes through his life story. Both prior to the presentation, and afterwards, you will see some additional video material surrounding the events of the Attica Rebellion of 1971, in which he (John Hill) played a central role. Also included at the very end is a short clip from another speech he gave in 2003, in support of Palestine, and for justice for Rachel Corrie.
MUSIC: At the start you will hear a song that was written for the inmates of Attica and also performed performed there by Jesse Barish and William (Bill) Wolff. This song is freely available on YouTube and is used here for non-profit purposes.
Splitting the Sky passed away in March 2013, though all of the details surrounding his death are not yet known.