Richard Oakes:Native American Activist

Richard Oakes: Native American activist, best known for leading the occupation of the obsolete Alcatraz prison Richard Oakes was a Native American activist best known for leading the occupation of the obsolete Alcatraz prison, famous for changing the history of indigenous peoples’ rights. Oakes is a member of the Mohawk tribe and was born in the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada. He was a Mohawk Native American activist who had a significant influence on … Read more

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