KRON-TV news footage from November 20th 1970 with reporter Mike Mills featuring brief scenes from a press conference on Alcatraz Island by Dr. LaNada War Jack (known then as LaNada Means), on the first anniversary of the American Indian occupation. A member of the Shoshone Bannock Tribes and the first Native American student to enroll at UC Berkeley in January 1968, Dr. War Jack is speaking to reporters about plans they mean to submit for funding, to develop Alcatraz. Also includes views of American Indians on the island and an interview with John Trudell, a member of the Santee Sioux (1946-2015), who when asked to reflect on the 12 month old occupation of Alcatraz states: "The dream only dies when legends die. And the legend isn't dead yet." Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.
The Bay Area TV Archive’s digitization projects are supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.
For questions or comments about the Bay Area Television Archive, contact Alex Cherian, Bay Area Television Archivist, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 415-405-5565.