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|ANNUAL SUNRISE GATHERING ON ALCATRAZ ISLAND MONDAY OCTOBER 13th 2008|
|Date||Monday October 13|
|Time||5:00 AM - 9:00 AM|
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|Organizer/Author||International Indian Treaty Council|
International Indian Treaty Council & American Indian Contemporary Arts present:Added to the calendar on Thursday Oct 9th, 2008 12:11 PM
International Day of Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples 2008
Celebrating our Survival and Challenging the Myth of Columbus and"Doctrine of Discovery"
Everyone is invited to attend the annual Sun-Rise Gathering at Alcatraz Island on Monday,
October 13th, 2008 (State Holiday) on Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, to commemorate 516
years (1492-2008) of Indigenous Peoples Resistance to Colonization in the Americas!
Support Indigenous Peoples' struggles for Self-Determination, Land and Treaty Rights, Protection
of Sacred Sites, Cultures and Ways of Life. Say "No" to War and Racism, "Yes" to a Culture of
Peace, Human Rights, and Respect for Mother Earth!
Honor those who sacrificed their lives for us to be here, and who stood up for our Peoples.
Tobacco and prayers will be offered to the fire for the Earth and coming generations.
Meeting Place: Fisherman's Wharf, Pier # 31 in San Francisco
Tickets: $ 11.00 (children under 5 free)
Time: Ticket booths open at 5 AM, last boat departs at 6:00 am, and all return by 9 AM.
Featuring: The All Nations Drum, Traditional Aztec and Pomo Dancers, updates and solidarity
with special guest speakers. MC: Lenny Foster, Dineh, Alcatraz Veteran and member of IITC's
Board of Directors. Special Honoring for Participants of the Long Walks 1 & 2, Alcatraz and
Wounded Knee Veterans.
Wheel chair accessible, minimal parking, wear something warm. For
More information call IITC at 415-641-4482 or email AICA:
janeenantoine [at] mac.com. Websites: http://www.treatycouncil.org and
Purchase advance tickets at
http://www.alcatrazcruises.com, or call 415-981-7625.