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SAIO formation
SAIO formed in October 1970 to create community, to hone a collective voice, and to educate its members and others about issues of importance throughout “Indian Country

Remembering the History of Alcatraz

Alcatraz Sunrise

Short timeline of Alcatraz Occupation and Stanford student activism:

1895: The largest group of Indian prisoners, 19 Hopi "hostiles" were sent to Alcatraz because they would not farm as the government instructed them to while at boarding school and because they opposed forced education there.

1930s: Many California tribes terminated by the state and federal governments.  Once dissolved, the tribes have no right to receive services or to own land.

1969: Alcatraz Occupation, November 20, 1969  (This protest for Native American rights, begun by San Francisco State University students, will last 19 months.)

1969: Native students host a benefit concert for Alcatraz Occupation held at Stanford's Memorial Church.

1970: Stanford American Indian Organization forms on October 21, 1970.

 
Muwekma Ohlone Tribe

Celebration of the Native Theme House and the continued fight for federal re-recognition of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe.

Rename Junipero Serra

Stanford Advisory Committee on Renaming Junipero Serra Features

Wellness in Indigenous Communities

Wellness in Indigenous Communities

I am not your mascot

I am not your mascot!

Free speech or blatant disrespect?

Tribal Peacmaking Colloquium

Using culturally based practices to resolve conflict