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Alcatraz - "Once You've Tasted Freedom, you'll Never go back"

Pics from the Indian Occupation of Alcatraz (Nov 1969 to Nov 1970). Most of the pictures were taken by me, my brother Ed, and sister Linda during the Fall of 1970. Other pictures were taken earlier during the Occupation and by others as noted...
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my tagging down in the dungeon below the MAIN CELL BLOCK

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Some of our friends on the Island back in the Spring of 1970, Greg, Mary Moppin, Tiny Lopez and i don't recognize the nearest guy, could be Michael Moppin but not sure.

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Original occupiers Lanada War Jack and Karen Harrison (my sister)

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My family on Broadway...sister, son, daughter, nieces, grandsons...and Ed Castillo on the end (one of the original occupiers)

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My brother's tag down in the Citadel (we called the dungeons).

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My grandson on Broadway...

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My day on the Rock this past Saturday included an Indian Taco provided by the Park Service

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My brother Ed in the same spot he did some smoke painting.

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Looking down from 3rd tier of C-Block on Broadway at my son and grandson.

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My grandson on the hills of Alcatraz....no tourists!

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C-Block graffiti

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Some of the graffiti i left on Broadway C-Block on the third tier.

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Another "then and now" picture, Alcatraz Dungeon beneath the Main Cell Block. [photos courtesy of Elvin Willie (1970) and Terri Austin (2015)]

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An amazing composite photo of the island lighthouse and remnants of the warden's home. Photo by M. Bledowski courtesy of #Alcatraz History

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John Whitefox, RIP, one of the warriors of the Occupation.

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The "Big E" passing by the Rock during the Indian Occupation (1970).

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Margaret Lareiro, michael moppin and Cecil (dark glasses) are three that i recognize. Courtesy of Troy Johnson Collection: http://www.ipoaa.com/images/alcatraz/alcatraz3_gallery9.jpg

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/Some of the women that kept the day-to-day operations on the Rock going during the Indian Occupation from 1969-1970. From left to right, Sue Tiger, Shirley (Garcia) Guevera, Sandra Aguilar, Eldy Bratt, Justine Moppin, Rosalie McKay and Cecelia Peppilion.

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Eldy with Peter and Veruschka Bratt, MainCell Block during the Indian Occupation, 1969. It's amazing to me how Eldy, my mom, Beryl, Justine, Lanada, Eleanor, Lou Trudell and others were brave enough to bring their children to the occupation.

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Alcatraz| One evening as I was photographing the Skyline of San Francisco, I look over slightly right and saw this scene over Alcatraz. It was incredible! I hurry grabbed my gear and rushed these shots because the sun set so fast. Nobody paid attention to this beautiful scene sadly. I am glad I was able to capture it. #sanfrancisco #nikon #nikontop #cityscape #photographer #nikonphoto #sunset #clouds. Photo by Adam Tolle

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Peter Blue Cloud and Joe Bill, Island Residents during the Occupation. Peter was the editor of the Island newsletter and head of the Kitchen detail. Joe Bill was one of the original occupiers. Me and Joe attended a Santana Concert at the Winterland, SF during this time period. Both great people.

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The last prisoners leaving Alcatraz, 1963, six years befpre the Indian Occupation.

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