Indigenous Peoples’ Annual Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown November 19th, 2014 Last Updated on: November 19th, 2014

Do any of you plan on attending the Indigenous Peoples’ Annual Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering at Alcatraz Island? We'd love to see your photos if so!

The International Indian Treaty Council presents:
Indigenous Peoples’ Annual Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering
November 27, 2014
Alcatraz Island – San Francisco, CA – Ohlone Territory

Ohlone welcome; presenters on current and past Indigenous Peoples’ struggles to defend human rights, sovereignty, Treaties, sacred sites and traditional lands; Drummers, Aztec and Pomo dancers.

PIER 33 – Ticket office opens at 4:15 AM, boats run from 4:45 – 6:00 AM. Tickets $14, children under 5 free. Wheelchair accessible. Advance tickets: http://www.alcatrazcruises.com/website/sunrise-gathering.aspx

Absolutely NO drugs or alcohol of any kind. Smoking only in designated areas. No sales permitted.

Simulcast on KPFA 94.1 FM and online at http://www.kpfa.org

For more information contact Rochelle Diver ([email protected]) or Mayra Mendoza ([email protected]) at (415) 641-4482.

Commemorating IITC’s 40 years of work for the rights and recognition of Indigenous Peoples, 1974 – 2014

In case you've never been, here's a short clip from the gathering back in 2010.

For full list of speakers and peformers, see below flyer.


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About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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