"For a day — or maybe even just a morning — the canoes made it possible to see Alcatraz as what it is for Native people: a symbol of our rights, resistance and persistence; an island reclaimed by our elders half a century ago; an idea, a story and a moment of organized action that bent the arc of justice in favor of the Indigenous," op-ed by Julian Brave NoiseCat https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/20/opinion/alcatraz-native-americans.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share