Alcatraz is Not an Island
circa 1971
17.50 in HIGH x 22.50 in WIDE
(44.45 cm HIGH x 57.15 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Below image: "Photo by Copeland".

Poster is printed on white paper. Poster has an outline of the United States of America. Inside the outline id a black and white photograph of an Indian man and women wrapped in a blanket together. The man is looking out at the viewer. The woman looks distressed and is looking away from the viewer. At the bottom left of the poster is a gun, peace pipe and arrow pointing North symbol. At the right corner is black text that reads: "Alcatraz Is Not / An Island".

The American Indian occupation of Alcatraz (November 20, 1969 to June 11, 1971) was a bold act involving as many as 400 protestors which galvanized support for indigenous issues. [LMC]

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