Several hundred people, including dozens of Native Americans, attended a special sunrise gathering on Alcatraz Island Thanksgiving Day morning to commemorate the occupation of the island 41 years ago.
Alcatraz has long been an iconic landmark in the Bay Area. And on this edition of Eye on the Bay, it serves as a dramatic backdrop for an inspirational swim.
There is more hope for opponents of a Rohnert Park casino following a ruling in favor of a Michigan man who is trying to block a tribal casino in that state.
The exhibit will feature photographs, audio interviews and archival footage depicting American Indian activism.
Saturday marks the 40th anniversary of the end of the Native American occupation of Alcatraz, an event referred to by many as the beginning of the concept of Red Power.
A federal mediator is scheduled to meet with Vallejo officials on Monday about plans to build over an ancient Native American burial site.
Native Americans on Monday continued to protest construction in the Glen Cove Waterfront Park in Vallejo, but reached an interim agreement before protesters could be physically removed by police.