Dr. LaNada War Jack at Grand Valley State University reflecting on the Occupation of Alcatraz.
Native News Online photograph by Levi Rickert
Special to Native News Online
(Published November 20, 2019)
The Occupation of Alcatraz is one of the most significant benchmarks in the history of the struggle for Native American political sovereignty. Native People took a stand against the colonial powers and reconnected with their lost identities culture and spirituality.