11:19pm

Wed June 5, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

Today on Your Call: John Trudell

On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with John Trudell, an acclaimed poet, artist and indigenous rights activist. He says it is time create an alternative green energy economy built and designed around hemp. Through his project Hempstead Project Heart, he is advocating for the legalization of hemp. What's the history of hemp? And why is it illegal ? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

John Trudell, acclaimed Native American activist, musician, actor, poet . He is the co-founder of Hempstead Project Heart, which is dedicated to raising awareness about the environmental, social, and economic benefits of legalizing industrial hemp in America.

Web Resources:

Saturday, Jun 8: Hempstead Project H.E.A.R.T presents John Trudell & Bad Dog Hemp History Week Concert

Screening: Bringing It Home Movie

Hempstead Project Heart

Hemp History Week

Huffington Post: Legal Hemp On The Ropes: Senate Effort Running Into Stiff Law Enforcement Opposition

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