Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World
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A film by Catherine Bainbridge and Alfonso Maiorana 

Premiering | Monday, January 28, 2019

Screenings | Quaker Meetinghouse - Saturday, January 12, Potluck at 6pm, film at 7pm. 539 County Route 13, Old Chatham, NY 12136

Lesson Plans:

Native American music from Wounded Knee to the Billboard charts: A document-based exploration

Link Wray, "Rumble," and growing up "Shawnee poor"

"Indians" in the American imagination: Exploring cultural appropriation through structured academic controversy

Blacklisted: Buffy Sainte-Marie, Peter La Farge, Johnny Cash, and the Red Power movement

Exploring identity in Native American visual art and music through Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Salas, Robbie Robertson, and the Black Eyed Peas’ Taboo

Rumble brings to light a profound and missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence. Featuring music icons Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Jesse Ed Davis, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Robbie Robertson, Randy Castillo, and Taboo, Rumble shows how these pioneering Native musicians helped shape the soundtracks of our lives.

Available November 12, 2018 - January 27, 2019 for the 2018 - 2019 Indie Lens Pop-Up season.

Please contact WMHT, webmaster@wmht.org to set up a screening.