Alcatraz! Alcatraz!: The Indian Occupation Of 1969 1971

Alcatraz Alcatraz The Indian Occupation Of a firsthand authoritative passionate account

  • Title: Alcatraz! Alcatraz!: The Indian Occupation Of 1969 1971
  • Author: Adam Fortunate Eagle Eagle Adam Fortunate
  • ISBN: 9780930588519
  • Page: 204
  • Format: Paperback
  • a firsthand, authoritative, passionate account

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    1. In 1969, in an effort to draw attention to the poor treatment of Native people in the Bay Area (and nationally by association), a protest was organized in which the Bay Area Indian groups reclaimed the island of Alcatraz for the Indian people. Alcatraz was in a state of limbo, transitioning out of the federal prison system and being debated in terms of its next life. For a short time, selling it for development was under consideration and it was during the debate of this consideration that India [...]

    2. This is a great account of what happened when US native people from many differnt tribes took over the abandoned Alcatraz prison. Learn more about this seldom discussed incident in recent US history.

    3. First hand account of the 1969-1971 Native American occupation of Alcatraz. Fairly well written but it doesn't give first hand accounts of what was actually happening on the island. Adam Fortune Eagle was left on the mainland during the whole thing. BUT, it is informative and entertaining.

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