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Alcatraz 1969
Alcatraz 1969
Alcatraz 1969

Alcatraz 1969

Fifty years ago, Native Americans began a monthslong occupation at Alcatraz Island in the San Francisco Bay. The demonstration had far-reaching effects for tribes, galvanizing activists, raising awareness of conditions on reservations and spurring a shift in federal policy toward self-determination.

Native Americans mark lessons of Alcatraz takeover

November 21, 2019 GMT
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