occupation of alcatraz | KALW

occupation of alcatraz

On this edition of Your Call, we are marking Indigenous People’s Day by rebroadcasting our conversation with Dr. LaNada War Jack, author of Native Resistance: An Intergenerational Fight for Survival and Life. Dr. War Jack, a member of the Shoshone Bannock Tribes, was the first Native student at UC Berkeley in 1968 and one of the leaders of the Occupation of Alcatraz in 1969.

Richard Oakes, Alcatraz, And The Red Power Movement

Dec 23, 2019


  On this edition of Your Call, Kent Blansett discusses his new book, A Journey to Freedom: Richard Oakes, Alcatraz, and the Red Power Movement.