Daily Archives: November 20, 2018

Occupation of Alcatraz

“The Occupation of Alcatraz was an occupation of Alcatraz Island by 89 American Indians and supporters, led by Richard Oakes, LaNada Means, and others. They chose the name Indians of All Tribes (IOAT) and John Trudell was the spokesperson. According … Continue reading

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The Painted Bird – Jerzy Kosiński (1965)

“The Painted Bird is a 1965 novel by Jerzy Kosiński which describes World War II as seen by a boy, considered a ‘Gypsy or Jewish stray,’ wandering about small villages scattered around an unspecified country in Eastern Europe. The story … Continue reading

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