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Eloy Martinez on Alcatraz Island

Witnessing the Occupation of Alcatraz

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Eloy Martinez is a retired contractor in the flooring business. Originally from four corners in Colorado, he grew up inRead More
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Alcatraz Island Indians of All Tribes Occupation

Exhibit: Red Power on Alcatraz: Perspectives 50 Years Later

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In 1969, a group of Native American activists called the Indians of All Tribes arrived on Alcatraz Island. They spokeRead More
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occupiers on Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz Occupation History

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The broader story of the American Indian occupation of Alcatraz 50 years ago could easily include a larger chunk ofRead More
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Alcatraz Island sunrise gathering

Alcatraz Cruises Announces Indigenous Peoples Day Sunrise Gatherings

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The Indigenous Peoples Sunrise Ceremonies are annual events held on Alcatraz Island to honor the Indigenous Peoples of America andRead More
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Alcatraz Island Model

The Alcatraz Landing Model

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For over 20 years, people have come from all over the world to see the famous Alcatraz Island known forRead More
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Machine Gun Kelly

Machine Gun Kelly and His Lost Years on Alcatraz

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By Guest Blogger Michael Esslinger These five words seem to be written in fire on the walls of my cellRead More
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Postcards From Alcatraz

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Historic Postcards- As one of the most popular attractions in San Francisco, let alone the entire United States, Alcatraz isRead More
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Alcatraz Exhibits Take The Stage At Parc 55 & Hilton SF Union Square

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“Alcatraz: Life On The Rock” and “Alcatraz, The Last Day” Exhibits Take the Stage at Parc 55 Hotel and HiltonRead More
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A Bridge Is Born

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Sharing the accolade with Alcatraz Island as one of TripAdvisor’s “Top Ten Landmarks in the United States,” the Golden GateRead More
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The December Departures From Alcatraz

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Guest Blog Post – Michael Esslinger Two escapes, occurring on the same day a quarter century apart and both aidedRead More
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