Rumsen Ohlone OCTOBER Events, Ceremonies

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Indigenous Peoples Day Sunrise Gathering, Mon, Oct 8, Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, Ohlone Territory.  Commemorating 520 years of Indigenous resistance and honoring struggles to protect sacred places.  Presenters include: IITC board members Hinewirangi Kohu, Maori Nation; Ron Lameman, Beaver Lake Cree Nation; Radley Davis, Pit River Nation; Bill Means, Oglala Lakota Nation; IITC ED Andrea Carmen, Yaqui Nation, Ohlone Welcoming by Anne Marie Sayers, MC Lakota Harden, plus Pomo, Aztec and Pacific Island Dancers, Drummers and more. Ticket office opens at 4:15 am, Boats start at 5:15 am, Tickets $11, Children under 5 free, wheelchair accessible.  Advance tickets: http://www.alcatrazcruises.com.  Sponsors: International Indian Treaty Council and American Indian Contemporary Arts.  Simulcast at kpfa 94.1 and online at http://www.kpfa.org.  For info: Mark Anquoe, mark@treatycouncil.org, 415.641-4482, www.treatycouncil.org.

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