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Richard Oakes Richard Oakes was a former SFSU student, important member of American Indian Studies, and an Indian occupier at Alcatraz Island. Oakes played an integral part in creating one of the first American Indian Studies departments in the nation. He…

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Alcatraz Proclamation

In the period 20 November 1969, through 10 June 1971, a group of Native Americans took possession of Alcatraz Island and held it as Indian Land. This “Occupation of the Island of Alcatraz” was initiated and led by a group…

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Richard Oakes, Native American Activist

Richard Oakes, the famous Mohawk Native American activist, is world renown for leading the unused Alcatraz prison occupation in the San Francisco Bay at the end of the 1960s. Richard is well-credited with bringing change to the narrative around the…

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Federal Government Education Loans and Grants

Money is one of the most crucial elements which acts as a driving force to invest in our existence, but education is really as important, just like clothing, for just about any normal individual. The government provides different types of grants…

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The Baccalaureate Degree

A baccalaureate degree is a bachelor’s degree from a college or university. The word has other meanings around the world, such as in France where it refers to a diploma from a secondary school. In the United States and some…

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Online Education – A Form of Globalization?

Classroom concept has undergone a huge transformation with the passage of time. Virtual classroom education, another name for online education is quite different from the traditional campus classrooms. The traditional form of education still exists in present-day time. Both the…

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Minority women starting their own businesses

It’s lonely at the top — especially for minority female business owners, says a major California study out recently. The study of 807 women paints one of the most detailed portraits yet of the USA’s 1.6 million minority female entrepreneurs.…

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