A Journey to Freedom: Richard Oakes, Alcatraz, and the Red Power Movement

Kent Blansett (Author)
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Description

This first book-length biography of Akwesasne Mohawk activist Richard Oakes explores his life, untimely death, and enduring impact on the Red Power movement during the 1960s. Oakes's pivotal role in the Alcatraz takeover and, more broadly, the cause of Native American self-determination continues to shape modern Indigenous politics.

Product Details

Price
$30.00
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
September 08, 2020
Pages
408
Dimensions
6.1 X 1.1 X 9.1 inches | 1.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780300255188

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About the Author

Kent Blansett, a Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Shawnee, and Potawatomi descendant, is associate professor of Indigenous studies and history at the University of Kansas.