Alcatraz Is Not an Island
circa 1971
17.50 in HIGH x 22.38 in WIDE
(44.45 cm HIGH x 56.83 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Bottom edge of photo has: "photo by Copeland".

Poster is printed with a large blank map of the United States of America and part of Mexico. The map is overlaid with a photo of two figures, one male one female, seen from the shoulders up, wrapped in a blanket. The male figure is looking back at the camera while the female figure rests her head on his shoulder. The lower left corner has a north arrow with a drawing of a rifle and a ceremonial pipe. The lower right corner has the text: "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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