From the Arawak Indians to Norma Jean Croy: 500 years of resistance 1492-1992
26 in HIGH x 20 in WIDE
(66.04 cm HIGH x 50.80 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Bottom edge has "Designed by Ester Hernandez Printing: Alliance Graphics/Typesetting: Renee Moreno Graphics."

Poster has large white border around a smaller black border. In the center is a drawing with a light orange background and red outline drawings of a native man and ships. In the lower right is a figure wearing a white shirt and red bandana - Norma Jean Croy. The poster reads at the top, "From the Arawak Indians to Norma Jean Croy: 500 years of resistance 1492-1992." The bottom of the poster reads, "September 19, 1992: Benefit for Norma Jean Croy, Native American Lesbian Cultural/Political Prisoner and International Tribunal of Indigenous Peoples and Oppressed nations organized by the American Indian Movement (AIM). Sponsored by: Gay American Indians, Norma Jean Croy Defense Committee, Out of Control Lesbian Committee to Support Women Political prisoners, Lesbians and gays against intervention, Revolting Lesbians, The On Our Rag Collective and individual members of the Lesbian and Gay communities of the Bay Area."

Norma Jean Croy was a lesbian Shasta Indian who was tried in 1979 along with her brother (Patrick Hooty Croy) and several cousins. She was charged with being an accomplice in the death of a police officer and convicted to a life sentence, but was released in 1997. [LMC]

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