Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: The Red Power Movement and the Occupation of Alcatraz

The Red Power Movement and the Capture of Alcatraz

Oklahoma State University professor Jared Eberle talked about Native American activism in the 1970s, including the Red Power Movement and the occupation of Alcatraz.

Description

Oklahoma State University professor Jared Eberle talked about Native American activism in the 1970s, including the Red Power Movement and the occupation of Alcatraz.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Describe what is meant by the Red Power movement.
  • How did the Red Power movement draw inspiration from the Civil Rights movement?
  • Explain the reasoning behind the occupation of Alcatraz.
  • How did the occupation of Alcatraz end?
  • Why was the occupation of Alcatraz significant?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Alcatraz
    • American Indian
    • Native American
    • Pirate Radio
    • Red Power
    • Surplus Land
    • Treaty Of Fort Laramie
    • Tribal Sovereignty

    Topics

    Civil Rights & Civil LibertiesU.S. History

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity