Urban Voices: The Bay Area American Indian Community

This album of essays, photographs, stories, and art chronicles some of the people and events that have played--and continue to play--a role in the lives of Native families in the Bay Area Indian community over the past seventy years. It offers insight into American Indian activism of the 1960s and '70s--including the occupation of Alcatraz--and shows how the Indian community continues to be created and re-created for future generations. Together, these perspectives weave a richly textured portrait that offers an extraordinary inside view of American Indian urban life.

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Intertribal Friendship House (Oakland, Calif.), and Susan Lobo. 2002. Urban voices: the Bay Area American Indian community. Tucson, Ariz: University of Arizona Press.
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