ALCATRAZ IS NOT AN ISLAND - Quotations from Video



Mankiller: In 1969, there was a group of people who were willing to stand up and say, "We want our freedom. We want to be made a people. We want the right to self-determination." It was a revolutionary act. (Video: 1:39)


Johnson: One important thing to understand is the demands did not change, the vision did not change. They had wanted title to the island. They had wanted an Indian university, a culture center. They were united in demanding self-determination, sovereignty, title of that island, and that those things be established. It never changed. (Video: 41:30)