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Dr. Dean Chavers
4/10/16
Wallace “Chief” Newman had an affect on Indians probably more than anyone else in the 20th century. He was Richard Nixon’s football coach at Whittier College in the 1940s...
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Nanette Deetz
12/17/15
John Trudell, Wapaha Uha Mani (Walks with the Staff), beloved Santee Dakota poet, musician, actor, activist for peace and justice, creative yet critical thinker, and generous man o...
Alcatraz Swimmers Elizabeth Best Tina Voight
PATHSTAR
12/12/15
In September 2003, Lakota Sioux Richard Iron Cloud and Armando Black Bear, novice swimmers from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation near the Badlands of South Dakota, swam from Alcat...
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Alex Jacobs
12/8/15
In remembering John Trudell, it is worth paying a note of respect to all the people involved in all the activities that helped define an era and led to many changes we enjoy today...
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Nanette Deetz
10/14/15
A Sunrise Ceremony was held on Indigenous Peoples’ Day at Alcatraz Island to celebrate “523 years of indigenous resistance, honor our ancestors and future generations,” according t...
Carina Dominguez
7/25/14
More than 40 years ago, Alcatraz was the scene of a large occupation in support of Native American people, which got international attention...
ICTMN Staff
11/26/13
Alcatraz Island may be closed for Thanksgiving, but a special Indigenous People’s Sunrise Gathering will be held to commemorate the 1969-1971 occupation of Alcatraz...
Dr. Dean Chavers
8/31/13
I never liked Ronald Reagan and still don’t. The fact that he tear-gassed me had a little to do with it. But it wasn't personal...
ICTMN Staff
6/11/13
Today, Alcatraz Island is a deservedly popular tourist destination...