A road sign reads ENTERING PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION.
American History

The Trail of Broken Treaties and Occupation of Wounded Knee

October 2, 2021

The Trail of Broken Treaties and the Wounded Knee occupation symbolized a new beginning for the sovereignty  movement for many American Indians. The media coverage these events generated helped to make non-Native Americans more aware of and perhaps sympathetic to Indians rights. […]

Alcatraz Island in San Francisco
American History

The 1969 Occupation of Alcatraz Island

October 1, 2021

The occupation of Alcatraz, led by Richard Oakes, took place in 1969. The occupiers were 78 young people who called themselves Indians of all Tribes and aimed to reclaim their lands from the government. […]

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