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  1. "Thanksgiving" on the RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2013 | Indybay.org

    Thousands gathered in the pre-dawn hours for the Indigenous Peoples Annual Sunrise Gathering at Alcatraz Island sponsored by the International Indian Treaty Council on November 28. This was the 44th year that the event was held to commemorate the American Indian occupation of Alcatraz from 1969 to 1971, according to Morning Star Gali, one of the ... (more)

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  2. First Tesla bought with Bitcoin. The future is here.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2013 | Christian Science Monitor

    People walk past a Tesla Motors Model S electric sedan with Alcatraz Island in the background during a demonstration in October.

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  3. Shutdown impact: Tourists, homebuyers hit quicklyRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2013 | Deseret News

    ... would be closed: the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in New York, Independence Hall in Philadelphia and Alcatraz Island near San Francisco. New patients would not be accepted into clinical research at the National Institutes of Health, but ...

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  4. Travel talk: Alcatraz exhibit in Santa Clara; December's best days to flyRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2013 | San Jose Mercury News

    Are you fascinated by the Rock? Head to the Santa Clara Hyatt Regency, where a pair of exhibits about the history of Alcatraz Island is on display.

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  5. Over 3500 People Attend Indigenous Peoples Annual Sunrise GatheringRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2013 | Indybay.org

    ... Sunrise Gathering by Dan Bacher Over 3500 people attended the Indigenous Peoples Annual Sunrise Gathering at Alcatraz Island sponsored by the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) on November 28, 2013. This was the 44th year that the event was ...

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  6. 'Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz'Read the original story

    Dec 4, 2013 | Examiner.com

    ... in jail, there is no way to avoid the connection between his treatment and the yet-to-be created exhibit on Alcatraz Island. He plans to create a new body of site-specific art work on the island, the former federal penitentiary in the center of San ...

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  7. Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei commissioned to create new site-specific works on Alcatraz IslandRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2013 | Art Daily

    ... BOUYS. Chinese artist and rights advocate Ai Weiwei will create a new body of site-specific artwork on Alcatraz Island, the notorious former federal penitentiary in the center of San Francisco Bay, now a national park welcoming more than a million ...

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  8. Chinese activist/artist Weiwei to create installation on AlcatrazRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2013 | SFGate

    Ai Weiwei, the prominent Chinese activist artist, will create a site-specific installation for Alcatraz Island, to open in September 2014.

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  9. Trips take seniors horse racing, whale watching and moreRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2013 | Village Life

    ... Club. In addition to fine cuisine, the glass enclosed restaurant offers great views of San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate Bridge and, of course, the beautiful Golden Gate Fields Race Track. Pick the winner and you'll feel the excitement ...

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  10. Lighthouses Of North AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2013 | Shutterbug

    ... square, hexagonal and octagonal, and skeletal. The lighthouses featured include Point Sur Light, Alcatraz Island Light, Montauk Point Light, Hilton Head Range Rear Light and even the Statue of Liberty. This is a wonderful look at these historic ...

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  11. Shutdown impact: Tourists, homebuyers hit quicklyRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2013 | Deseret News

    ... would be closed: the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in New York, Independence Hall in Philadelphia and Alcatraz Island near San Francisco. New patients would not be accepted into clinical research at the National Institutes of Health, but ...

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  12. Happy UnThanksgiving DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2013 | Daily Kos

    ... for native Americans. On November 20, 1969, 79 native Americans adults and six children symbolically claimed Alcatraz Island for United Indians of All Tribes, and so started the American Indian Movement (AIM) . This wasn't the first time indians had ...

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  13. American Indians Mourn ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2013 | NBC Bay Area

    The dawn ceremony on Alcatraz Island tomorrow, open to all people, is a reminder of the occupation of the former federal prison by tribal activists in the 1970s, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

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  14. Indians to give thanks, mourn at dawn on AlcatrazRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2013 | SFGate

    A crowd takes part in last year's Indigenous Peoples' Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay.

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  15. Shutdown impact: Tourists, homebuyers hit quicklyRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2013 | Deseret News

    ... would be closed: the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in New York, Independence Hall in Philadelphia and Alcatraz Island near San Francisco. New patients would not be accepted into clinical research at the National Institutes of Health, but ...

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  16. Today in History - November 20, 2013Read the original story

    Nov 20, 2013 | WHDH

    ... DDT as part of a total phaseout. A group of American Indian activists began a 19-month occupation of Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay. In 1975, after nearly four decades of absolute rule, Spain's General Francisco Franco died, two weeks before ...

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  17. Today in History for Nov. 20, 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2013 | The Daily Republic

    ... DDT as part of a total phaseout. A group of American Indian activists began a 19-month occupation of Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay. In 1975 , after nearly four decades of absolute rule, Spain's General Francisco Franco died, two weeks before ...

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  18. Today in History- Revolution broke out in MexicoRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2013 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... DDT as part of a total phaseout. A group of American Indian activists began a 19-month occupation of Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay. In 1975, after nearly four decades of absolute rule, Spain's General Francisco Franco died, two weeks before ...

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  19. Floating Office Must Sail AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2013 | NBC Bay Area

    ... the newspaper reported. $30,000 worth of repairs are now being made to the boat, so that it may chug around Alcatraz Island and return. The rules of a tech company are also different from port rules. The lease for the boat doesn't mention office ...

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  20. Shutdown impact: Tourists, homebuyers hit quicklyRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2013 | Deseret News

    ... would be closed: the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in New York, Independence Hall in Philadelphia and Alcatraz Island near San Francisco. New patients would not be accepted into clinical research at the National Institutes of Health, but ...

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