Indigenous Peoples Day Sunrise Ceremony
This event commemorates 527 years of Indigenous resistance and survival in the Americas, honors the cultural resiliency of Indigenous Peoples in California and around the world, and celebrates the 50th anniversary of the occupation of Alcatraz by Indians of All Tribes in 1969-1970.
WHO: Sponsored by the International Indian Treaty Council
WHEN: Monday, October 14, 6 a.m.- 8 a.m. (boats return by 9 a.m.)
WHERE: Alcatraz Island (boats leave from Pier 33 starting at 5 AM, ticket booth opens at 4:15 AM)
COST: $11, purchase ferry boat tickets on line from Alcatraz Cruises, Children under 5 are free
MEDIA CONTACT: Rochelle Diver, firstname.lastname@example.org, (218) 576-2649