Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

April 30, 2013

Photos: Occupation of Alcatraz Exhibit opens on the Rock!

'We are still here!'

Photos and video by Tony Gonzales, AIM West
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Photo 1: Eloy Martinez, veteran of the occupation of Alcatraz Island November 1969 until June 1971, speaking  Sunday, April 28, 2013, on the occasion of the National Park Service providing a secure site on the Rock to exhibit artifacts during the occupation and that we are still here! And here to stay!
Video: Honor Songs
Photo 2: Pomo dancers opening the occasion on Alcatraz Island, The Rock, where an exhibit depicting the Indian movement that occupied the ROCK for 19 months.will be among the display.

Read more:  The multi-media exhibit titled “We Are Still Here” was put together by native artists and activists, California State University East Bay, San Francisco State University students and faculty, including members of the Student Kouncil of Intertribal Nations, SKINS.

1 comment:

thahoketoteh said...

Lets hold our heads high as we move along. Thinking with one mind as we sing our song. We're glad to say and we say loud and clear; through all of the sadness We are still here