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The Occupation of Alcatraz
  • Josh MacPhee, artist
    born 1973
    Josh MacPhee, organizer
    born 1973
    Stumptown Printers, printer
    established 1999
  • The Occupation of Alcatraz, 2006
  • Celebrate People's History Poster Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color offset lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 435 x 281 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 1/8 x 11 1/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0124.036
Description

Image depicting a Native American with a teepee and buildings in the background, executed in orange, yellow, and brown. Descriptive text in lower half of image. Text describes the actions of the group Indians of All Tribes, a coalition of American Indian Students and urban Indians. They occupied Alcatraz Island as a form of resistance to U.S. domination of peoples and land.