Sunrise on Alcatraz: Giving Thanks the Indigenous Way

“Sunrise on Alcatraz: Giving Thanks the Indigenous Way” first appeared in the Fall 2011 issue of Etc. Magazine, the official magazine of City College of San Francisco. This piece details the Indigenous Peoples Sunrise Gathering on Alcatraz Is., an event commemorating the 1969-1971 occupation of Alcatraz by Native Americans protesting for increased rights and visibility. The ceremony takes place annually on Thanksgiving Day.

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