• Alcatraz Is an Idea

    3 days ago - By Open Space

    On October 14, 2019, Indigenous Peoples' Day, eighteen canoes representing dozens of tribes, nations, and communities from as far north as the Klahoose First Nation in British Columbia and as far west as the Kanaka Maoli in Hawai'i took to the waters of San Francisco Bay, circling Alcatraz to reclaim the island as a symbol of Native rights.
    On October 15, the day after eighteen Indigenous canoes paddled around Alcatraz to symbolically reclaim the former federal prison on behalf of Indians of All Tribes, a handful of canoe families - the Northern Quest from Chilliwack, the Three Sisters...
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